Testimony Under the Surface

I was baptized at 14 years old at the front of the church where I grew up. I’ll never forget it. Donning a white robe, I stepped into the white-tiled baptismal tank, heart beating like mad. Before I was baptized, I shared a short testimony. Then, I went under the surface, emerging full of peace….

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My One Word 2018

Next Level Life: Stewardship

It’s just after Christmas and the bulk of the hustle and bustle has soared by in a blur of sprinkles and gift receipts. In this quiet, contemplative time before we enter the new year, I am thinking about my life, particularly about stewardship. Maybe you’re thinking about your life too. What are your dreams, hopes,…

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For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1

The Quiet Season

Summertime. It’s a magical season of the impossible becoming possible: losing weight, getting organized, writing tons of material. As a high school teacher, my summers off provide the time to do all the things that seem impossible to do during the school year. Lost amid sheaves of papers to grade, meetings to attend, and a…

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