Get Your Hopes Up

Get Your Hopes Up

What comes to mind when I say the word, “HOPE”? Have you ever met a person that was downright delusional in what they wished for and yet they called it hope? Or are you inclined to be like my wife and I, who tend to be afraid of disappointment so can at times forbid...
A Serpent and Santa

A Serpent and Santa

He removed the high places and broke the pillars and cut down the Asherah. And he broke in pieces the bronze serpent that Moses had made; for until those days the people of Israel had made offerings to it  (it was called Nehushtan). He trusted in the LORD, the God of...
You Can Never Outrun God

You Can Never Outrun God

“Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence?” Psalms 139:7 Most if not all of us have experienced the horror of losing our cell phone at some point and if you haven’t, now is a good time to thank God! A dear friend of mine and member...
Crazy Faith

Crazy Faith

Trust can be a terrifying idea. To put your life, your heart, your future, your finances in the hands of another can leave you feeling vulnerable and exposed. To illustrate, let me share the story of Charles Blondin. He was a world renown tight rope walker in the mid...
The Power of an Invitation

The Power of an Invitation

Invitations are unbelievably powerful and at times life altering. I remember one invitation that impacted my life. On April 13, 1996, Boston Bruins power forward Rick Tocchet asked me if I “wanted to go?” If you’re unfamiliar with hockey fighting...