Happy Birthday, Dad… I love my dad. And today he turns 55. I’ve always admired him, but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve appreciated him in deeper ways. Surely he’s gained wisdom in the past 30 years, but I think my appreciation is due in many ways to seeing his wisdom with greater clarity as … More Happy Birthday, Dad!
When I graduated from college, I started a Bible Study for young adults (like myself at the time) and began by studying the book of Romans. I didn’t have a Bible degree (and still don’t), and I didn’t have much experience leading a Bible study; but the Scriptures came alive to me as I read … More Reading Romans Tip #1
I am currently in Vermont with a dozen junior highers. You can read about it here: http://keystoneexposure.blogspot.com/
I always wonder what it is about certain moments that overwhelms me with emotion. I’m not a huge sports fan. I honestly don’t care who wins anything. So when I occasionally watch a game, why do I experience heartache in losses or exhilaration in comebacks? I don’t like watching sports on TV, so why do … More Tastes of God This Side of Heaven
I remember sitting in Mrs. Yuninger’s AP English class during my senior year in high school and glancing around the room for hints to quiz questions. Answers often littered the walls on fancy content-themed posters only teachers appreciated…and astute students looking for a little help. One poster stood out for me despite its lack of … More Refining through Writing