Are We Already Fulfilling God’s “Plan” for Us?

Whenever I hear how God has a plan for me, I always think, “Excellent! I can’t wait to find out what it is!” Like any time now a Fed-Ex guy will knock on my door with an overnight delivery envelope. “Looks like God’s plan for you has arrived!” he’ll say. “Sign here.” Lately I’ve been [Read More...]

Still Light Outside (1968)

Chief amongst the mighty and majestic mysteries of my life is how in the name of Methuselah I could be 52 years old. One minute I’m playing my green tambourine in a meadow of crimson and clover whilst trying to kiss the sky; the next I’m lying awake in the middle of the night fretting [Read More...]

Use Me, Baby

Hmmm. If you have any opinions about this one way or another, lemme know. I was just thinking about what to write next–and then I thought, “Well, heck. Maybe people have a preference.” Maybe! I’ll see! Which of the following do you most prefer I write about: a. Spiritually Insightful Christian Stuff b. Animal Stories [Read More...]

Baby Hitchhiker

The Cruelest Taxi of All When I was a baby I absolutely refused to crawl. It was just too humiliating: giant diapered rear up in the air, knees and hands unnaturally suffering. Forget it. For me, it was the Upright Bipedal Stride, or come pick me up. Even as an infant, I understood that compromise [Read More...]

In Case I Haven’t Bored You Enough Lately

Hello! Well, that’s enough about you. Let’s talk about me some more, shall we? Great! I know! Let’s talk about what I did today! Whoo-hoo! First, I finished the outline for a book that, as coincidence has it, was due today. It is a thing of wonder. I’m sure everyone at the receiving end of the outline [Read More...]

Why Does God Allow Evil to Exist?

It’s not God who does evil. It’s man. [Read more...]

Modesty. Bragging. Wanting to inform. Who can tell them apart?

The Midwest Book Review just published a review of my humble tome, I’m OK–You’re Not: The Message We’re Sending Nonbelievers and Why We Should Stop. “Penned with gentle charm, Christian humor, love, and understanding,” they wrote, “I’m OK – You’re Not deserves to be required reading for any Christian considering embarking upon an evangelical mission or [Read More...]

Top 10 Ways to Become a Better Husband

So sorry for the re-linky inconvenience, but the post you’re looking for is 10 Tips for Becoming an Amazaballs Husband. [Read more...]

Blogger lagger, I (and a little about book publishing)

You know how my blogs are always really funny, or really profound, or really both? Isnt’ that great? Don’t you just love that? Yeah–that won’t be happening today. In fact, this right here is the only blog I’ll be posting today. Why, you ask? (You did, too. You know you did. Don’t deny it. I [Read More...]

Fourth of July

I now have a fairly substantial number of regular readers on, a fact for which I’m eminently grateful. It also makes me feel as if I should say something about the fact that today is the Fourth of July. If I can ask people to read about my wife and I getting attacked by [Read More...]