NEW THINGS

NEW THINGS

Hello friends, In June, when my resignation as campus pastor at Granger Community Church Elkhart became known, (previous post) many of you asked about our future plans. At that time and for the ensuing weeks, I was diligent in my response:   “There are many...
We do

We do

A couple of weeks ago Branford Marsalis played the Goshen College Music Center and, since I purchased season passes for the music series at the college, Brenda and I attended the concert.  I enjoyed it. Brenda didn’t.  After 28 years of marriage our...
Watching and Learning…still…again

Watching and Learning…still…again

Yesterday Brenda and I spent the day on Siesta Key enjoying the warm Florida sunshine. When we stepped out of the truck and walked to the beach chairs, we chuckled as both of us started coughing at about the same time. Not giving it another thought, we rested, read...

Friends – At Just The Right Time

At key moments I’ve had people come into my life, even when I didn’t know I needed them and often when I didn’t think I had any room in my life for more people. But there they were intruding, interrupting and turning me around and upside down. So...
Like a Boss!

Like a Boss!

I love cinnamon rolls. My mom’s cinnamon rolls have always been part of my memory. When Brenda and I owned a restaurant back in the early 90’s, mom came in and worked with the bakers till they had her recipe perfected and then they were on the menu...
For Those That Come After Us

For Those That Come After Us

Jenkins on the left and Leib on the right. Photo courtesy of Mark Waltz   Longtime Elkhart Truth columnist and friend to Granger Community Church (GCC), Richard Leib died on March 1, 2016. (read more) Today, I was honored to say a few words at his memorial...