The Invasion Has Begun

The Invasion Has Begun It’s here. They are everywhere. No home is immune. No place is safe.  I’m not talking Russia and Ukraine – plenty of places are on that. I’m not talking America’s southern border. Doesn’t seem like that gets much news these days anyway. I’m talking my office – my place of daytime…

Types – Church Member Types – and You?

Have you ever thought about this? You go to church; but you realize not everybody is the same as you, comes to worship – to serve for the same reasons as you. So what is the difference? What  is going on behind the scenes? There are various ways to approach the question, several ways to…

The Picture Says So Much

Mountain tops. Waterfalls. Icy Trails. Colorful trees in the fall. Arches. Cliffs. Canyons. Crevices. Geysers. They all say adventure. They all speak volumes and tug at our outdoor heart. I have mine, and I am sure you have yours. But each weekend – millions gather around the world to partake of one of the greatest…

Crazy Church

Growing up, church was a mandatory event, being the preacher’s kid and all. But going to church didn’t mean I worshipped. (More on that later). And now as a preacher, I have the best view of the pew sitters to see who is distracted. This week, I picked up to reread Mark Twain’s The Adventures…

Food Favs & Friends

One particular research group did a survey on ‘Top Quick Service Food Spots.’ The results were announced this week. Now, being that I have multiple connections to food institutions, I thought I would weigh in a bit. I recommend places to eat all the time at the hotel. I am starting a second job at…

The NFL Draft and Pastor’s Free Agency

I am stoked. Today, Calvin and I both got our Q-square admittance email for the Oikos’ NFL Draft Experience for later in the month. This year it will be at AT&T Stadium (where the ‘Boys play). This three day event will be filled with star athletes, lessons from coaches and trainers, games, prizes, and the…