If you've followed me for any length of time, you will know that I've done a lot of short mission trips. Most of those have been to Mexico which is where I am at today. It is my 7th trip here in 7 years. This summer I won't be coming back with the group I [...]
On Sunday, Pastor Doug asked the question, "Why did Jesus wash Judas' feet?" Jesus knew himself. He knew he had all authority. Everything about what he did here on Earth was contrary to what our culture says we should do. Yet, he stepped down in humility into the role of the lowest servant and washed [...]
We all build altars to a god. Which one is your alter for?
And the Lord said to Moses, “Say this to the people of Israel: You saw for yourselves that I spoke to you from heaven. Remember, you must not make any idols of silver or gold to rival me.
“Build for me an altar made of earth, and offer your sacrifices to me—your burnt offerings and peace offerings, your sheep and goats, and your cattle. Build my altar wherever I cause my name to be remembered, and I will come to you and bless you.
It was well after midnight. As I laid in bed, I just couldn't calm my mind. Maybe it was the fact that I had 4 cups of coffee in the morning instead of my regular two. I should be tired after having stayed up until 2:30am the night before and driving home from our family [...]
One of the great ironies of life is that Beauty and Danger are best friends. I've never been one to shy from courting both Beauty and Danger and on this trip, it was par for the course. During my college years, I spent a summer working for my uncle and cousin in upstate New York. [...]