8 Years Ago Today

It was 8 years ago today that I was sitting in the back of church near the sound booth watching my wife practice with our church’s worship team. As I sat there, wishing church was over so I could go home, I felt like I was being pulled forward toward the front to pray. Of course, I didn’t do anything, I just sat there. And then, that’s when … [Read more...]

Stretch Out Your Hand

  "Stretch out your hand." He stretched it out, and his hand was completely restored. (Mark 3:5) I read the above verse this morning and it stopped in in my tracks. Yes, I've read it before. Numerous times. In fact, Mark is my favorite book in the Bible. But this morning as I read it at my dining room table, the place where I meet … [Read more...]

The Banquet Table & Missing Out

Every once in a while while growing up, Dad would say, "Let's go to the mall." And we knew that if Dad wanted to go to the mall that meant that everyone was going to get something. And that something was going to be nice. It didn't matter what we had scheduled, we would drop everything just to go with Dad. If I was supposed to meet up with … [Read more...]