How To Find Treasure

Like a modern day parable, Jack Steuf, the man who found Forrest Fenn’s treasure, rejected sophisticated and highly technical theories on locating the treasure and simply attempted to understand Forrest Fenn himself. "I understood him (Fenn) by reading his words, and listening to him talk over and over and over and over again. And seeking... Continue Reading →

Are You Ready To Grow Up?

I desire to be the kind of person who people describe as a grown up. More specifically, I desire to be the kind of person people describe as a Grown Up Christian. A Grown Up Christian is someone who takes God seriously but themselves less seriously. A Grown Up Christian is someone who reads scripture... Continue Reading →

National Be With God Day

Reposted from 2019 On July 17, you should have eaten a Hot Dog while getting a Tattoo. You should have done this because that day was both National Hot Dog Day and National Tattoo Day. Recently, I was trying to explain Mardi Gras, Ash Wednesday, Lent, and Bastille Day to one of our daughters. As... Continue Reading →

An Alien Looks At Christmas

Reposted from 2016 If you dropped an alien into a medium sized American town on Christmas Eve, down the street from a church, what would he make of the scene? He would probably report back that Earthlings are obsessed with light. He would first notice that houses and buildings have lights attached to the walls... Continue Reading →

My Homeless Beach Weekend

Reposted from May 2018 Taking twelve homeless men to a beach house on the Texas coast? What could possibly go wrong? Nothing. Actually. A lifelong friend helps run a Houston Homeless Chess Club Ministry and back in March asked if I would go along with them on a retreat to the Texas coast. I didn't... Continue Reading →

Time To Feast

Reposted from 2016 There are names for people who refuse to grow up in the normal sense - immature, stunted, sophomoric, deadbeat. For the Christian who isn't growing in "grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ," what do we call them? How about starving. The feast that is the Christian life is... Continue Reading →

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