Best of 2008

Note: I’m on vacation this week. My family has a rule for daddy– It’s not a vacation if daddy brings a computer. Each day this week I’m highlighting my favorite post from the archives. These are oldies but goodies. “Who Are You Anyway?” Confession #1: I’ve gotten wrapped up in being called a leader.…… Continue reading Best of 2008

5 Spiritual Lessons Learned from Gardening

We are new gardeners. Our insane 2010 goal of either growing or buying 25% of our families food from a local farmers market has pushed us into a crash course in agriculture. In March and April we planted our second season of vegetables as well as double the amount of property dedicated to veggies. It’s…… Continue reading 5 Spiritual Lessons Learned from Gardening

Is it OK to talk about fasting?

A former student of mine posed a question on the Fast Tuesday groups discussion board that I thought was pretty interesting. I think there are differing opinions about Jesus’ instructions. She said, “Aren’t you supposed to fast in private?” Well done, grasshoper! I always challenged my youth group students to ask clarifying questions and not…… Continue reading Is it OK to talk about fasting?

an epidemic and a miracle

While Kristen and I were shopping at Taget tonight, I suddenly became aware that 90% of the people shopping alone in the store were happily yacking away on their cell phones. I thought to myself… how surreal is it that most of the people in this store are walking around telling people they are at…… Continue reading an epidemic and a miracle