[A guest post written by Rebekah Ormord] I have learned over the past 10 years that many of the things I was taught as a child regarding God, Christ, Scripture, and the Christian walk were just plain wrong. And that is a hard thing to accept. I worried that the process of going down a … More Freedom To Love More
Have you ever known someone who makes every conversation all about them? Brian Regan, the comedian, calls them “Me-Monsters.” They’re lurking at the dinner party, in the church lobby, on social media, maybe even right outside your door. “Beware the Me-Monster!” (Click here for a 4-minute hilarious CLEAN clip) The world needs more and better listeners – … More We All Look To You
I dream of one day getting on a plane with Rebekah and flying to a foreign country. Perhaps Guatemala…I sure do love Guatemala. After we land, we eventually make our way through the airport – through baggage claim and customs – and outdoors, into the open sky. Immediately we are caught up in the uniqueness … More A Grander Vision
This past week I spent several days attending a focused retreat called “Boundless Compassion.” It was facilitated by a wonderful woman named Joyce Rupp, a member of the Order of the Servants of Mary. Joyce has years and years of experience in the realm of compassion. She is a sought-after teacher and leader in this … More Who’s Holding You?
Back in July I posted something on my blog that was a “repost” of a well-written article about what the author, a popular blogger and pastor, would do if he found out one of his kids were gay. While I agree with his sentiment, and his best intentions to model love to his children, I … More The Messiness of Parenting (The Messiness of Love)
After teaching on being a “follower” of Christ and not a fan this past Sunday, I was more than anxious to hit the road and spend a few days alone with Jesus in the Rocky Mountains. On my way out of town on Monday morning I stopped by Starbucks for a “Red Eye” and noticed … More Duets and Following