Aidan Compline

May no dreams disturb our rest and no nightmares darken our dreams. May no fears or worries delay our willing, prompt repose. May the virtue of our daily work hallow our nightly prayers. May our sleep be deep and soft so our work be fresh and hard. [Read more…]

Zoe in Lubbock

Kris and I had never been to Lubbock TX, and one friend wrote to me that it resembles lunar landscape. We did see tumbleweed and we heard reports of a dust storm, but overall we thought Lubbock was a delightful place to be. We had two long walks through some neighborhoods and the people at [Read More…]

A Brother’s Wisdom 17

James 1: 16 Don’t be deceived, my dear brothers. 17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. 18 He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created. [Read More…]

Behind the Scenes (by PW)

I recently read an article about trust and took The Trust Test. This article raised all sorts of flags of recognition for me as a ministry spouse. The article points to many common pitfalls of not listening to our inner trust-o-meter when we should. Like it or not, there are many times when the people [Read More…]

Will Evangelicalism Survive?

Mark Galli, senior managing editor at Christianity Today, has just responded to Michael Spencer’s (iMonk) colossal prediction of the imminent collapse of evangelicalism. I’d like to shift this conversation a bit to two other questions to see if we might further the conversation a bit. Who are the evangelicals and what makes up an evangelical? [Read More…]

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2009

What did you think of the pairings? Who will win? [Read more…]

The New Perspective on Facebook

What do you think of the new changes at Facebook? [Read more…]

One Cool Grandson

Aksel sends his greetings from Florida. [Read more…]

Third Sunday in Lent

Almighty God, you know that we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ [Read More…]

iGen Post Election Blues

What do you think? [Read more…]