A Pre-Election Sermon

The following post is my sermon manuscript from yesterday. I delivered this message to the people of my church as a reminder that this election, while significant for many reasons, is not the end-all be-all of our existence. While I didn’t read the manuscript verbatim, I did read the majority of it; I was that… Continue reading A Pre-Election Sermon

Look Towards Heaven and Home

Today, I lost one of the finest men I’ve ever known. I love you, Pop. There are so many things that fill your head when you watch someone you love pass away – fears; hopes; prayers. Your mind is aflame with a thousand different thoughts, a thousand different emotions, until you’re suddenly jerked back from… Continue reading Look Towards Heaven and Home

You Talk, I’ll Listen

After 62 years, you’d think the topics of conversation would be exhausted. Living with someone for 24 hours a day, you’d think you’d pretty much know what the other person is going to say. But one of the most wonderful things about human beings is our never-ending capacity to surprise; we are marvelous creatures, constantly… Continue reading You Talk, I’ll Listen

Blue Like the Sky

I’ve been re-reading a book by Francis Chan called Crazy Love, and one of the first things that Chan challenges his readers to do is consider the magnificence of the physical universe. He points his readers to a video on YouTube that outlines the complexity and scope of the actual universe, and to another video… Continue reading Blue Like the Sky