The Preacher Wouldn’t Shut Up

Have you ever wished your had a remote control during church worship? Maybe rewind after a moving praise song … pause during the sermon to ponder the point from the Word a little deeper … press mute on the sermon for he seems to go on and on … or just fast forward to the…

Sunday (1/16) Sneak Peek

The first peek into Sunday reveals one thing … SNOW. They are calling for between 1 and 287 inches, maybe, possibly, probably, ‘your guess is as good as mine’ type prediction. As always, Sunday worship will be on FaceBook Live … but this week, that may the only way to worship together. I’ll be there…

Hiding Under the Frosty Icing of Snow

1.6.22 … Going for a hike. Do you like the snow? How do you see the winter wonder – a smooth white blanket of tranquility? A frigid harbinger of icy death!? Nine days after Christmas, our little corner of America received 4 to 10 inches of frozenness. Though our abode kept electricity, many did not….

Snow = Joy? Fear? Peace?

Three! Drei! Tres! Trzy! Hiru! Tatu! The great snow trifecta. As I type this, I am looking out our window seeing a light frosting of snow occur a solid layer of ice. It is the third weekend in a row that our part of the country is being hit with a wintery snow mix. I…

Road Trip ‘20 … Day Two, the Morning

Cold and Alone. It wasn’t supposed to be like this. I checked and rechecked the weather … upper 60s and clear … not 25 and snow. But as the hotel worker said, Colorado weather is schizophrenic and you never know what to expect. I brought no cold gear, no beanie, and no base layer. So…

Road Trip ‘20 … Day One (part B)

Chaos in Colorado! So Kansas finally yielded to Colorado, finally. I had been on the road for 23 hours. My first goal was Colorado Springs, a beautiful city at the foothills of the mountains. One of the highlights of the city are its red rock formations of the Garden of the Gods. This spectacle of…