Do you like your car?

1 Samuel 16:7 NLT
1 Samuel 16:7 NLT on the hood of my car. 

Don’t judge a book by its cover.


These quotes easily roll off the tongue and slide through our lips as we spout them to each other or ourselves and hear a hearty “Amen” in the back, but when the rubber meets the road, where do we lie, are we the judge or the one judged? Continue reading “Do you like your car?”


A beginning, middle and end

Writing 101.  All stories must have a clear beginning, middle and end.  Students are taught this at a young age and as they develop their writing skills, the beginnings, middles and ends get more complicated.   When writing, I think most writers would agree that the beginning is the toughest.  I’ve sat in front of a blank piece of paper or a blank screen more often … Continue reading A beginning, middle and end

How to have an impact in 2015

Impact. It’s defined as coming into forcible contact with another object.  Like a car hitting a tree.  It’s also defined as having a strong effect on someone or something. It’s the focus at our church for 2015:  Impacting people with the Gospel.   Many times we think we have to do something big or far-reaching to have impact.  Yet, really, sometimes the smallest things can have … Continue reading How to have an impact in 2015