I am a pastor serving in my third congregation. In October 2011 I completed 20 years of ministry. My wife and I have been married almost 25 years (2012 will be our 25th), and we have four young adult children.
I love to hike, read, laugh, and have deep conversations with people.
Your words hit home to me; I've been there: "I've done 24 funerals (in two years), three of which have been for someone under the age of 70." It is incredibly emotionally draining, and at the...posted on: Dealing with Death and Dying
I've been thinking a lot about that quote, seeking God's face and not his hand. In the last week or so I daily have prayed the first three petitions of what we usually call "the Lord's prayer." ...posted on: Seeking God's Hand or Face?
I think it's important to learn, through the Spirit, to make the most of every opportunity. One of the things I'm trying to practice is speaking to those I encounter while walking to my office,...posted on: Establishing 'Beachheads'