Halloween Part 1
Halloween is the second largest commercial holiday in America. We spend $6.9 Billion. I think that’s roughly what was spent on Hurricane Andrew. What is it about Halloween that draws us in? Is it the candy? Candy comes with every holiday (mental note: don’t snitch the kids’ candy! I gain weight every Oct 31 –…
What goes on?
Name three things that must go on and on. Name three things that must stop now. Name three things that either can stop or can go on and on.
Why I love post-season baseball
Last night’s game five of the NLCS is a perfect example of why I love post-season baseball. Anything can happen. Suspense. Drama. Action. It’s really the best reality TV going and always has been. Well, the reality around our house was that the kids were seeing their mother and father disagree. Jill was born in…
The Digging-est Dog
I love the story of The Digging-est Dog. It’s the children’s storybook tale of a young boy who saves Duke from the “hard stone floor” of the pet store and frees him in the country, where he tries and fails to dig and in the process gets rejected by the neighbor dogs. When he finally…
Why do people turn bad?
I could start a whole blog about things my children say . . . Jacob last night asked, “Why do people turn bad?” I didn’t have anything profound to reply but was gratified he asked it. Yet the condition of our world that leads Jacob to ask the question is depressing. Are people born good…
Don’t lose focus on Katrina Redemption
Now is not the time to lose our resolve to assist victims of Katrina, to redeem hopelessness and to engage those who have lost everything yet teach me so much by their faith and hope in the midst of devastation. We ought to stay focused on helping long-term the evacuees who have spread out over…
As I’ve traveled recently to St. Louis (Kairos Church Planting Meeting) and Nashville (ZOE Conference), you’ve been telling me that you’ve been checking my blog but have found nothing new. My apologies. The dry spell occurred from late August till now . . . so much was happening in life, and I won’t bore you…