In Pursuit

In Pursuit

This is a blurb from a talk I gave a couple weeks ago that helped us think about the extent to which we go to serve others. If you’re interested in hearing the entire message you can find it here. (Please pardon the less-than-stellar quality of the video.) ...
Yes, I know…again

Yes, I know…again

This morning, Facebook reminded me that today, 6 years ago I wrote a blog post that was a reflection of recent life experiences. As I read and allowed my mind to wander to that period of life I’m mindful of the faithfulness of God…in the middle of it...
Qualities of our heart

Qualities of our heart

GHOST STORIES week 2 | THE FRUIT As promised, here are some of my notes regarding the qualities of our heart or fruit of the spirit, from yesterdays talk. I’m praying for you today, that these distinctives would be present and alive in your life today. – g...

Be kind, tender hearted..

Last weekend I stepped into “my” meadow to talk about the tragic events of the week and to offer these words of hope and encouragement.    “You are the light of the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. No one lights a lamp and then puts it...
Speaking of Steps

Speaking of Steps

photo credit – Nichole Schrock I love this Galatians 5 scripture: 22 But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these...
Choosing so others feel chosen

Choosing so others feel chosen

Because it’s worth it – when it first rolled off the lips of the lead team member, I thought, “well, there is an often used phrase that is familiar and comfortable. I wondered if it could gain traction as a driver for the initiative that we were...