ADAPT, OVERCOME, SURVIVE

Those willing to adapt will overcome obstacles and survive to become influencers in the future direction of the Church and culture. Special weapons teams have a phrase that directs their response when they encounter an unexpected threat. That phrase is “Adapt,...

The Fire of God’s Spirit

In our living room, we have one of those free-standing gas stoves that looks like a wood stove. This morning, I turned it on for the first time since last winter. The dust that accumulated over the last year was burned off causing the stove to give off that singed...

A Season of Walk-ons

Some assignments are about to change. These changes will be unexpected but filled with joy and newfound purpose. In high school, I lettered in two sports, swimming and golf. My swimming event was the 400-yard freestyle. I also swam a leg on the 400-yard freestyle...
Seasons of Change and Transition

Seasons of Change and Transition

Yesterday, we said goodbye to an old walnut tree that has shaded our backyard for the last 20 years. It was the last remnant of an old orchard on the homestead property that makes up our neighborhood. Underneath the tree sat a table where many dinners and good...

Frozen Windmills

When a blizzard struck last week and people in the path of the storm lost power, a concerning development took place. The windmill turbines that were supposed to supply a portion of the energy grid froze and became immovable. When the windmills shut down, and other...