Category Love

Fat And Happy Marriage

What qualifies me to say anything about fat and happy marriages? Well, hopefully I have one. Perhaps our marriage is not “fat and happy” maybe we are on our way there and currently in the “chunky and cheery” category. Well, my wife and I have been married for five years now, six this May, look […]

Sober Lewisian Wisdom

I found these words from C.S. Lewis in one of my old journals from college, I think they came from The Four Loves. “We shall draw nearer to God, not by trying to avoid the sufferings inherent in all loves, but by accepting them and offering them to Him; throwing away all defensive armour. If our […]

The Church Is The Answer

I am preaching on John 13 at our Maundy Thursday service because Maundy Thursday is about the mandatum novum, the new commandment, from Christ in John 13:34. John 13:34 is huge, however the primary purpose Jesus gives for the giving of this command is in the following verse, “By this all men will know that you are […]

The Word is to Dwell

Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly… Be sure to check out these three helpful tips for Bible reading.

Stilling the Disciples

This rather lengthy post is a sermon I was to deliver during an evening service at a local church. The service was canceled because it was the beginning of some polar vortex over our country and it was chilly to say the least. I was excited to deliver the sermon and maybe I will some […]

A Year Gone By

Yesterday was my son’s birthday (we went to the zoo, he likes giraffes). My wife and I were awake at the time of his birth, 12:04am, driving from Michigan to Wisconsin, with our little bear in the backseat sleeping. This obviously left room for reflection on the year that has gone by too fast. Our […]

America The…I Don’t Know Anymore

The news about the court case in New Mexico is probably not new to your ears. Just in case you do not know what went happened a photography company, Elane Photography, has been mandated, yep forced, by the New Mexico Supreme Court to abandon their deepest religious convictions to accommodate a same-sex union. This is […]