Discipleship then and now

Discipleship then and now

Today’s world is a marvel. You can work remotely, and even get married remotely! You can earn a college degree without ever getting dressed or leaving your bedroom or dealing with a fellow student or being face to face with a professor! Banking is done remotely. Bills...
What’s on today’s agenda?

What’s on today’s agenda?

Deadline: historically, a line drawn around a prison beyond which prisoners would be shot. So, literally: a dead line. Today, somewhat less lethal, it indicates the final day, or minute, something must be completed. Our last house move, five years ago, had multiple...
Oh, and one more thing

Oh, and one more thing

Picture this possible scene in an upper bedroom in Capernaum, in the house of the royal official who made the journey to Cana to implore Jesus to come heal his son: It’s been almost three days since the child has been awake. His breathing is so shallow as to be...
And there’s still more!

And there’s still more!

A couple of years ago, Vineyard USA Coaches offered to provide three pastoral coaching sessions for free to interested pastors. I jumped at the chance and found myself in monthly Zoom meetings with a coach and two other pastors. The coach’s name was Stacie Seaman....
Battery Charging Rapidly

Battery Charging Rapidly

Maybe it’s a sunset. Maybe it’s seeing a Humpback whale breaching alongside your tour boat. Maybe it’s the initial sight of a newborn baby. Maybe it’s an unexpected pair of tickets to that game. Maybe it’s the view from a mountain peak after an arduous ascent. Maybe...