Off to Africa—a timeless farewell moment

The foothills of Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, was our drive today as we travelled to say farewell to young woman heeding the call to serve God in Africa. It seemed fitting that our GPS took us the long route: through rolling hills of tall, green grasses, tree-lined country roads dotted with classic red barns filled with […]

By |August 9th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Setting Your Mind on Christ: are you ready to silence that inner critic?

Feeling inferior comes from within; that inner critic — the voice that insults you every time you make a mistake… “Oh that was stupid, stupid!” “When will you ever get it right!” “Like you’re going to succeed — what a joke.”   That attacker is also a destroyer. It will keep you from trying […]

By |June 5th, 2015|blog|2 Comments

Finish the Race of Life Strong!

Hitting the milestone ‘ripe-old-age’ of 50 years old recently has left me thinking how I want to spend the rest of my life. I don’t want to waste whatever time I have left! I plan to finish the race of life strong, God willing.

When I was young, I did the career thing, pouring my […]

By |March 11th, 2015|blog|2 Comments

Violence Among Our Kids—What Are We Teaching Them?

American youth are suffering in today’s society, and I can’t help but wonder if it’s not because we’ve relegated their upbringing to people who really don’t love them. For example, there are too many mass murdering young people using guns to kill innocent students. Who raised a child to get to this point? One young […]

By |February 20th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Why Bad Things Happen to Good People: Three Unpopular Reasons

In our “self-esteem-motivated” culture, this is very unpopular to say, but there really are no “good” people. So when bad things happen to us, it’s often at the hands of others. This is a hard truth, but if we take a brutally-honest look at humanity, historically we’ve fallen short of goodness in countless ways. For […]

By |January 24th, 2015|blog|10 Comments