What if we turned the tables on hate by setting the table for love? Continue reading what if we “clicked” on beauty and love, and let division and hatred die for lack of interest?
Jesus did not give everything so we might experience political freedom, but so we would be able to enter into the ultimate love relationship(with God) without fear. Continue reading Love: Freedom’s “so-what”
What got my attention Thursday evening was the pure beauty of so many (very young) children massed together and singing songs about God’s love. Continue reading 25 God-saturated photos from Vacation Bible School 2017!
The marriage feast is a lot like the kingdom of God. There is generosity, lavish celebration, wide open arms, welcome, faithfulness, commitment, renewal of hope, and promise for the future – all brought together in the context of extravagant love. Continue reading what a good wedding can teach about the kingdom of God…
Sandee Hagen was one of the most courageous people I have ever known. Continue reading Postscript to a Beautiful and Courageous Life
We’ve been dating now for 14,610 days. We’ve been married thirty-seven and a half of those forty years, but we’ve worked really hard to make sure that we never stopped dating Continue reading celebrating 40 years of dating – grateful for the journey
Thanks to our Richmond family, “Christmas Day Two” turned out to be a much more exuberant gift exchange. At five and three, David and Beks are the most precious, precocious, priceless of children, and they have already learned both to give and receive with unusual grace. Continue reading Minions, Boxing Day, and healing love
Rebekah and I will never cease to be amazed – and blessed by – our church family’s enormous capacity to love. Continue reading Look at the birds, and don’t worry!
the more years I spend on this planet, the more likely I am to err on the side of grace rather than judgment. We all walk a tightrope of indecision sometimes, and if I am going to make a mistake – which is likely – then I would rather err on the side of grace. Continue reading over the years, I’m leaning more toward grace…