Fear of the Deep End

Fear of the Deep End

I remember when I was just a grade-school boy. One of my favorite summertime activities was swimming. If I had a chance to be in the water, I would take it, even if it wasn’t terribly hot outside. There was a community pool in our city, called Anderson Pool. For...
The Secret to Going the Distance 

The Secret to Going the Distance 

I was listening to a podcast this morning and the host, and his guest, were talking about “guys who have been following the Lord for a long time now”. I never really thought about it, but now it hit me like a football to the face: I’ve been following...

Put Your Focus In the Right Place

I’m learning that amazing things can happen when we live with the awareness that God uses our availability more than our abilities. When we focus on our abilities, then it’s too easy to disqualify ourselves from the opportunities God brings our way, because we feel we...

Stick a Fork In Me

It’s been two years since we planted a new church.  It’s not the first church my wife and I have planted but it’s the first one that has survived the first year and grown.  The ironic thing I’ve found is that a successful church plant is much...

What Is God’s Will For My Life??

What is God’s will for my life?  It’s a question I (and most people I know) ask often. To be honest with you, I really thought I would be well beyond that question by the time I reached the age I am now.  Heck I’m halfway through my life and I still...

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