But, how do you follow Jesus?

But, how do you follow Jesus?

As Christians, we go by many names – Christians, saved, born-again….but, one of the most popular is Christ Followers. But, what does it mean to be a Christ follower? What does it mean to follow Jesus? As I think about this question, my mind travels to the old...
Assume People are Good

Assume People are Good

Why do the harsh words stick closer than encouragement? Why do some words cut so deep? Why do judgmental statements aimed at us, at our parenting, our appearance, our faith, our personal choices, continue to surprise us? Today, I had two statements directed at me....
What’s it Take to Be a Good Dad?

What’s it Take to Be a Good Dad?

Recently, my wife left me. Ok, ok – she didn’t “leave me” leave me. Don’t start jumping to conclusions. Her brother was graduating college in Boston, and she went away for a weekend to support him. You know what that means. I spent the weekend wifeless with all...
I Was Not a Good Mom Today

I Was Not a Good Mom Today

I was not a good mom today. My words were not kind and the fruit I bore was not sweet. My anger was quick, and the heart I did wear on my sleeve was not pretty. It did not overflow with joy or kindness, patience, or even goodness. I was not a good mom today. When I...