Two Gratitudes

Two Gratitudes

Yesterday, my friend Kelly and I attended a live production of It’s a Wonderful Life. With such a classic story from the movie we all watch during the holiday season, I wondered whether a local cast could pull it off. All morning I was doing my best Jimmy...
Ding Dong, Osama’s Dead!

Ding Dong, Osama’s Dead!

When I was a child, every year around Easter one of the broadcast television networks would air The Wizard of Oz. In a time before VCRs and DVD players, movies were something special, and we looked forward to the annual showing. Even though I watched it year after...
My Last Day in my 30s

My Last Day in my 30s

A few weeks ago, I decided to have a birthday party for myself to celebrate 40 years. At that time, I thought that Saturday night sounded better for a party than Sunday, which is the day of my actual birthday. So, I began to make plans.Now that the day of the party is...
Messy Grace

Messy Grace

I know a couple who attend my church who came to know Jesus while they were living together and not married. They had a daughter together, so they couldn’t easily dissolve their family while they worked through the new conviction of sin. So, within a couple of...

Gratitudes Galore

This weekend has been a gift: nice weather, a chance to spend Saturday afternoon with my dad and sisters, a two-hour nap today, my church’s vote to approve a new building project, and today, my brother’s return home after an 8-month deployment. The video...