Eighteen years ago today we walked down the aisle together, taking our first steps as husband and wife. But this morning, we climbed a mountain together. We’d heard there were spectacular views and a huge waterfall at the top; but in order to see it...

It’s Thursday, January 4th. The new year has launched, the ship is pulling away from the pier… and you’re still packing your dang bags. You feel panic setting in because you don’t have Christmas put away yet. You don’t have a 2018 calendar yet. You...

God is so gracious to give us new beginnings. Lamentations 3:22-23 tells us that God’s compassion and mercy is “new” every single day. And today is a new beginning- the first month of a new year. This is your chance to begin again! Look back...

“You have cancer.” That’s a sentence that will strike fear in your heart. Cancer is one of those “Goliath” kinds of things- big, looming, loud, threatening. For anyone who hears the word cancer associated with his or her own name it’s flat out scary– even for...

It’s October. The first full month of autumn. The month that brings us cooler weather, a beautiful change of color in the trees, the World Series, pumpkin everything… and lots and lots of PINK, reminding us that October is also “Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” I...

Write Your Obituary and Bury Your Old Self… Once and for all! I have friends who’ve made reading the obituary page of the newspaper part of their morning routine. Without fail they grab their coffee and open up the obits to read about the dearly departed. I...

“I Believe, Therefore I Speak” (2 Corinthians 4:13 ESV) Here’s a thought: If we are ever going to survive the trials of this life and escape with more than just our sanity, then we have got to start thinking differently… about a lot of things. Especially about...