My Wedding Ring

This is one of those memories that seems like a lifetime ago and at the same time like it was just yesterday. In November of 2007, the Writers Guild of America went on strike in an effort to readjust how Hollywood writers were compensated as our country’s media landscape began to shift away from broadcast [...]

Discipline and Freedom

“My dear child, don’t shrug off God’s discipline, but don’t be crushed by it either. It’s the child he loves that he disciplines; the child he embraces, he also corrects. He’s treating you as dear children. This trouble you’re in isn’t punishment; it’s training, the normal experience of children. At the time, discipline isn’t much [...]

Vulnerability

“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” - ‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭12:9‬ ‭NIV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ I think it’s important to start by telling you that I’ve re-written [...]

Our Days are Numbered

I sat down at the end of my son’s bed last night to wish him goodnight. As I leaned down to kiss his forehead he ducked down underneath the covers and began rummaging around in the middle of his bed. At first, I thought he was playing a game but quickly came to understand that [...]

The Power to Transform

“You use steel to sharpen steel, and one friend sharpens another.” - Proverbs 27:17 As we end the Lenten season, I find myself thinking back to our church’s most recent Pastor, Ed Kelaher, who left us this past September to move to a new church closer to his family. I am thinking about Father Ed [...]