Sorting Out What is Real

It’s a windy cold, gray day here in Alaska.  Very typical for November up here in “the Last Frontier.” Just as typical  is that I have had a heaviness descend on me, (just like when the fat kid sits on the little kid at the bus stop.) But this onslaught of present grayness seems to be aContinue reading “Sorting Out What is Real”

Shedding Self-Importance

“I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man.”  D.L. Moody April, 2000 Shortly after Lynn and I were accepted by Kachemak Bay Christian Center to be their pastor, we traveled to California to be with family for a few weeks.  On our return to Alaska we drove from Anchorage to our home in HomerContinue reading “Shedding Self-Importance”

Dressing Up to Please, [Authenticity]

“Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,”  – Colossians 3:12, ESV I used to always get dressed up for Sunday church, hey– our whole family dressed in their best.  “Windsor knots” and jewelry, and we looked good.  I was pastoring at this time, and weContinue reading “Dressing Up to Please, [Authenticity]”

On a Wing and a Prayer

  6 “And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.” Philippians 1:6 When I saw this photo of a B-29 it seemed perfect to open up this post. Sometimes we return from combat ‘onContinue reading “On a Wing and a Prayer”