An encouragement as we come to the end of 2019…

Dear Friends,
 
As we come to the end of 2019 and enter into the year 2020 tomorrow, Teri and I are filled with peace, contentment and gratitude.  We are grateful to God for all He has done – beginning with sending His son Jesus to die on the cross for our sins and redeem our sinful lives so that we can have relationship friendship intimacy with God.

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“Who is responsible for this whole Christmas thing?”

The story is told of a woman finishing her Christmas shopping at a crowded mall and whose arms were full of bulky packages as she tried to fit into an already crowded elevator.  When she finally squeezed in with the doors barely closing behind her she blurted out in exasperation… Read more…


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I Have Two Dads

I have two fathers and I’m thankful for both of them.
 
I didn’t know my natural father when I was a kid – he struggled with things I will never understand. His name was Hank. 
 

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Why You Don’t Have To Be Afraid Of Dying

Hey Friends,
 

It has been a rough week for me. In a period of five days I experienced three tragic deaths of friends or family.

First, was receiving a phone call from my niece that my sister Cindy had Read more…

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I was arrested once . . .

I was arrested once . . . for about 10 minutes. I didn’t like it much. It was all a brief misunderstanding when I was in the army. Read more…

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Thank God For The Bulge

Yep, you heard that correctly.  I have a bulge on my lower left abdomen . . . I am officially lopsided. 
 
I noticed this several months ago and went to the doctor about it.  To make a long story short: after many tests, ultrasounds, CT Scan, MRI, etc. . . . they still don’t know what the bulge is . . .

but . . .

. . . they did find a small tumor in my pancreas . . .  Read more…


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Go Into All The World

Mark 16:15 says – Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. Read more…

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You Know Your Future

Does knowing your future change how you live today? Read more…


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Grace Extenders

I was driving yesterday and made a left hand turn from a one-way street onto a two way street. The error I made was to slip into “international driving mode” and made a tight left which positioned me for driving in the wrong direction straight into Read more…


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STAND FIRM

Last week my dear friend Patty ran (and completed) the Boston Marathon, arguably the most famous of all marathons. We are all so proud of her! Just to be eligible for entry, a person must be an elite runner having qualified in previously recognized races.  She had to run hundreds of miles to train. She had to endure countless Read more…

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