I picked up “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” by Richard Carlson recently. Even though it is not an overtly Christian book, it is a book that Scripture will support. Some of the topics are: Make Peace with Imperfection: warm up to the fact, demanding perfection is a hard and unenjoyable task master. Appreciate the contribution… Continue reading The Small Stuff
Jonah 5 As I share some information about Jonah I want you to think about this: How would you conclude Jonah’s life and ministry. We are not told the conclusion of his story in the Bible. How do you think it would go? Jonah is known for running from the presence of the Lord, being swallowed… Continue reading Jonah 5
Did we really need the respite provided by the deeply cold temperatures that invaded the Midwest in January? Just in case you did not think you needed the time off, Yes, you did need it. I did not realize how much I needed this time of shut down. Worship services were cancelled, meeting were rescheduled… Continue reading A Needed Rest
Something to Ponder: Following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz, the creator of the ‘Peanuts’ comic strip. You don’t have to actually answer the questions. Just ponder, read straight through, and you’ll get the point. 1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world. 2. Name the last four Heisman trophy winners. 3. Name the last three winners… Continue reading Charles Schultz Said:
As you look at Jesus ask, “what do I see?” Is he The baby in a manger? Is he the miracle worker? Is he the teacher? Yes, but he is also much more than this. Jesus is the King and creator of the world we live in. He is the sustainer of life. He is… Continue reading Look at Jesus, a little bit longer.
This month Melissa and I begin 20 years of ministry with Sandy Creek Baptist Association. It is with deepest appreciation that we say, “thank you to our Savior and Sandy Creek Baptist Association for a great place to serve”. A few positive highlights of the past year for me are: A mission trip to EL… Continue reading Director of Missions Report 2018