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February 10, 2020

Creating and Finding  “Jonathan- and- David” Friendships 

I love the story of Jonathan and David.  In fact, it is one of my very favorite stories in the Bible.  There is so much taught in that story and it leaves me ever searching for those kind of friendships in m...

January 14, 2020

From an early childhood we are curious about our bodies.   And sure we are for certain  even curious about others’ bodies.  Curiosity is as good thing and if handled well can be a great teaching tool.  (Another Blog Topic) 

Our bodies naturally react...

January 9, 2020

Greetings, brothers, in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!  As a man who believes in Christ Jesus, there are oftentimes that I must face some very challenging truths about my own life.  And I’d have to admit that more often than not there is always a sensati...

December 9, 2019

What ever you choose, Choose to do it well.  

That has become my new mantra for life.  So often we struggle with choices, choices that effect our lives and the lives of so many others.  I often see those around me making choices that perhaps I don't agree with.   I hav...

August 7, 2019

Shame.  The curse of our generation and culture.  Shame is the power to destroy ones self esteem and personal image.  It ruins lives and keeps us from progressing and moving forward.  It destroys relationships and families. I have thought a lot about shame and how it h...

July 3, 2019

Recently I was at a function and I always love it when I am in a teachable mood and come away having learned something that effects my life.  I have been struggling this past year with how hard the journey can often be.  Not understanding why it has to be so hard and h...

May 23, 2019

Blogs are often times topics that are close and near to the heart of the creator.  Blogs are also often times what the person that writes the blog is personally dealing with at the moment.   

So with that in mind I am going to be really transparent and open.  


January 31, 2019

There is so much being said about being authentic in today's cultural. The word authentic has become a buzz word in our society.  We are told to be authentic and if we don't praise anothers authenticity we are scorned and abused.  I struggle with the word and it's many...

December 8, 2018


      Most everyone one I know has challenges they are faced with.  Obstacles that seem overwhelming and consuming.  We go about trying to avoid or escape in some form or other.  From isolation to medication we seek relief from our challenges, only to find tha...

October 4, 2018

Creating Community 

Community is as defined in the dictionary as a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.   “A Sense of community that organized religion can often provide.”

I  love the sentence regarding religio...

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