Month: September 2021

  • Just Because

    This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent His Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. 1 John 4:10 When our oldest son was about 8, we were on a road trip and pulled in to a popular travel stop on the interstate. Fellow Okies, Tom and…

  • Hearing God in the Stillness

    Hearing God in the Stillness

    The chapel where my wife and I attend worship was built in 1935. Constructed in the Neo-gothic style, it resembles a smaller version of a Western European cathedral. And like any old building, it has a unique personality. As a musician, I used to enjoy the quirky sounds our little chapel made. The creaky floor…

  • Hummingbird Moments

    Hummingbird Moments

    “Do more of what you were born to do.” Archie Manning

  • Ebony and Ivory

    Can we all get along?

  • My New Clowned Friend

    I met a clown once. He was at the mall making balloon animals for the kids. While he contorted a squeaky red one into a dog for my son, I noticed six cryptical letters embroidered on his costume–where a name tag would be. “IYQYQR” I said,” What does that mean?” “Oh, you don’t speak “clown-lish,”…

  • Throw Out the Life Line

    Throw Out the Life Line

    Got a spiritual escape plan?