Proverbs 20:5 tells us that wisdom is like deep water and person who understands that, will draw it out. The way one can draw from a deep well of water or draw water from a water source is a bucket. Each time we come to God's Word, we have an opportunity to draw from the... Continue Reading →


Paralysis of Choice

White or wheat bread? Private school, a magnet school, public school, or home educate? Is this the right person to marry? Should I invest in that company or just add more to my 401K? Should we build an addition or sell/buy a home? When it comes to most decisions we face the options to choose... Continue Reading →

Year One.

It’s been just over a year ago that my family and I moved from the East Coast to Mid-America, into Fort Scott, Kansas. We transitioned because God was giving us an opportunity to pastor a local church. It’s something I’ve always felt “called” to do, but never really believed would happen - but that is... Continue Reading →

Dreams, Destinations, & Decisions.

Many people have a dream. Some of their dreams are financial, some family related, and others may be personal growth. Whatever the motivation or category, one thing is true across the board - if you slip in your determination to go the right direction, you will drift away from your desired destination. Many people live... Continue Reading →

Life Hacks & Prayer

Have you seen those "life hack" lists floating around the interwebs? If you're looking for a little entertainment reading, google "Life Hacks." Then be prepared to laugh, be amazed, and learn a few tricks that ultimately help remove little frustrations in life. In a recent message, I correlated how prayer is a bit like those... Continue Reading →

Crying for your way

  You've seen it. Individuals crying or complaining because they didn't get their own way. The toddler crying ten thousands deaths because they didn't get the $2 dollar item they wanted. The mom gripes out the administrator at the school because the car line took 5 minutes longer than she desired. They guy who blames... Continue Reading →

Rest that Works

I recently have been putting a lot of thought (and worry) into a message I needed to prepare. I have known for quite some time the main passage I would use and even had a sense of what general direction the message would go. However, I was coming up on a deadline and had no... Continue Reading →

Get Settled

 I hate moving. It’s a bit of a headache and point of stress for many, including me. I am thankful I’ve only moved three times since I married my wife twelve years ago. However, I love the feeling of relief you get when the last box is unpacked and everything is organized within its proper... Continue Reading →

Overcoming Fear with Obedience

I have a fear to write and share the writings publicly. I don’t remember when this fear began to develop, but it has overcome me in recent years. There has always been a desire within me to write. Perhaps that is an explanation as to why I have not posted a blog in over four... Continue Reading →

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