There are many pastors and preachers that come up with those quick short phrases that stick. I wish I was one of those! I will have that moment when something comes to mind and I have that brief moment of: “Man that sounds awesome!” Then reality hits and I look at debunking it all together … More The Daniel Experience
It is important to surround ourselves with wise people of different flavors! Does wisdom surround you? … More My Son 2
When I was in the Navy, she would send me letters, cards or a care package or 2 and all of these forms of snail mail communication would include a line or two in the form of a proverb. Each of them would start out with the words “My son.” … More My Son 1
I absolutely love the book of Job. Not because of his pain, or the conversations, or even the story of redemption! I love this book because I always come away with something profound and personally life-changing. It always happens. Does that bear to bring the question as to why I do not continually study this … More Job , the Daddy (#1)
What if, instead, we look at the opportunities and grabbed them quickly and ignored the excuses? … More Missed Opportunities (Devotional)
I know, I know! It has been a long time since I have posted even the slightest bacon bit of a post! Fulltime ministry is something that can consume some of what you thought you had for a time. As an update, I am moved to the Midwest with the family as we start our … More The Unseen Path (Devotional)
I started writing this blog as a form of obedience. Since this was the main reason (I am honestly not a fan of writing or reading, I prefer to do), my confession is this: I have been disobedient! It has been a while since I have posted. I cannot give a reason for or against … More The Pain of Separation
I normally create content for this blog specifically but I chose to mirror my social media post here. It bears repeating and may serve as a reminder to thank, hug or shake the hand of the pastors in your life. Where I may only be a month into my first assignment, I have a clearer … More Pastor Appreciation
As a guy who loves to eat hates to exercise this saying makes absolutely no sense to me! In my honest opinion, whoever said this originally needs a serious mental evaluation! I mean who wants to be put into pain? Anyone? So, I started to investigate where this little tidbit of crazy talk came from. … More No Pain No Gain!
Every VBS we have done at our church involves the part of searching for God Sightings. I like this focus so much it is something we do on a weekly basis in Children Church. I believe it is a great habit to look and see where God is at work around us. With me, I … More Keep it on the tracks!