Why Church Camp Still Matters

Why Church Camp Still Matters

It’s funny how a song you haven’t thought about in years can suddenly pop into your mind while reading the Bible. This morning as I read Deuteronomy 12 – 15, I began hearing a song in my head. A song I had not thought of since church camp over...
Where Power Rests

Where Power Rests

Were they able to see the blessing in the manna they received every day, even though they grumbled about it from time to time along the way? Did they ever reflect on and talk about the times God sent water from a rock just when they thought they would die of thirst?...
When A Purple-Haired Priest Speaks

When A Purple-Haired Priest Speaks

While taking senior pictures in downtown Ashland early yesterday evening, I never dreamed the middle-aged woman who passed us in an alley was a priest at a nearby church. I’m not sure if it was her sweatpants or the purple stripes in her short brown hair that...
Because Not One Day Is Wasted And He Holds Them All

Because Not One Day Is Wasted And He Holds Them All

We’ll never feel conviction from our sins quite like the Israelites did, not only offering sacrifices every time they fell short….. but also every time they even had thoughts of falling short. We’ll never know the fatigue of¬†wandering in the...
Because Birthdays In Heaven Are Significant Too

Because Birthdays In Heaven Are Significant Too

Blogging through the Bible is more challenging than I ever dreamed. Some mornings when I read, I find myself staring at the chapters I’ve just read and wondering, “What in the world do these words have to do with us today?” This morning I finished...