Learning Who I Am (and some other thoughts)

I feel like I’ve been drifting. It makes me wonder. Do I really need God? I’ve been doing pretty good so far… yet still I know I need Him. He seems so far away. /// But that was earlier. Now I feel forgiven. The peace that passes understanding is rolling over me. But as much […]

Stinky Feet and Holy Ground

I’ve been running around a bit. Connecting cables, moving equipment. Responding as fast as I can to the question, “Can you give me a hand with this?” It’s not really stressful, but certainly busy. Being involved in ministry seems to be like that. I’ve been on my feet all day. I’ve been sweating a fair […]

Kony 2012 – Loving Your Enemies

In light of the recent Kony 2012, an interesting question arises for the follower of Christ. In Matthew 5 in Jesus’ sermon on the mount he says: “You have heard the law that says, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In that way, you will be […]

Trusting Ice

Recently, I went on an experience that was completely new for me. I tried ice climbing. Frontier Lodge, a Christian camp puts on the program “Intro to Ice,” and an older friend encouraged me to go. I definitely don’t regret the experience. However, when it was done, I didn’t just bring back good memories, I […]

Getting Off The Couch

Life sucks. Really, it does. Just turn on the TV, read the paper, or look at the stats on the ‘net. Murder, war, suicide, disease, slavery, it’s everywhere. It’s hard to ignore, but if anyone could be the best at ignoring it, it would be us, the North American population. Everyday we hear about it, […]