Learn Like a Child

I was raised to plan and schedule everything. My sense of adventure may be limited by my childhood of predictability, my ability to deal with change impeded by my scheduled lifestyle, but is this really that bad? If you ask my wife I think she would say that there is an upside and a downside to living life this way. Of course if you ask me I would have to agree with my wife, not because she is my wife but because she is right! (more…)

You Are Full of ______

This was said to me a few weeks ago by a fellow believer. I purposely left the sentence that led up to this sentence and the noun that completed this sentence out. This way, you can guess how he completed his statement, “you are full of ____.” Don’t be afraid to stop and jot down a few possible ideas on what he might have said. Before you do so, let me remind you that I am a pastor, a worship leader and a Christian writer, maybe this will give you a clue as to the missing word. (more…)


I try not to get jealous over anything, especially the small stuff. I try not to envy or become angry over another person’s good fortune or success. I try to keep in my own lane, looking straight ahead at where I am going rather than at the people around me, but sometimes I end up looking. Sometimes I end up wishing that I had an opportunity to live their life for a while. (more…)