Some practices to consider for 2023!

Happy new year! Welcome to 2023. Let’s reflect back on 2022. When people asked you, “What’s new? How you doing?” – how have you responded? Have you answered back the majority of the time with, “I’m busy. I’m staying busy. I’m too busy. I’m tired and exhausted. I’m stressed. I can’t catch a break”, etc?Continue reading “Some practices to consider for 2023!”

My Favorite 2022 Books & Podcasts

I’m always trying to learn and grow. The way this is played out in my life often depends on what season I am in. This year, much of my focus was on being a new Dad and spiritual formation. I read some great books and listened to some great podcasts. Instead of focusing on theContinue reading “My Favorite 2022 Books & Podcasts”

VIDEO – Lessons from Joseph

Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering In this sermon, I preach from Matthew 1:18-25, where Matthew gives us an account leading up to Jesus’s birth. This text also gives us some lessons to learn from Joseph, who was the earthly and adopted father of Jesus. Joseph was a spiritually mature man and demonstrated great faith andContinue reading “VIDEO – Lessons from Joseph”

A Simple Christmas Present!

Last year, the devotional that I wrote called Refocus was published! I haven’t shared about it in a while, but it has been so encouraging to see how it’s encouraged the people that got a copy since then. Refocus is a simple 20 day devotional with Scripture, encouragement and space to journal. If you needContinue reading “A Simple Christmas Present!”

VIDEO – Take Care of Yourself

Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering In this sermon, I preach from 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24, where the Apostle Paul challenges the church of Thessalonica to take care of their whole humanity, inside and out. To be human means to have an outer life and inner life. We are to take care of our whole selves, andContinue reading “VIDEO – Take Care of Yourself”

Some Favorite Outdoors Views

One of my favorite things to do is to get outdoors! I’ve learned over the years that it really fills me up and helps my mental and emotional health. Whether it’s hiking a trail, getting out on the water or looking at a mountain view, there’s nothing like it! Although my blog page is gearedContinue reading “Some Favorite Outdoors Views”

VIDEO – Sharing the Mystery

Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering: In this sermon, I preach from Ephesians 3:1-13, where the Apostle Paul wrote to the church of Ephesus about how the Gospel unites all people, Jew and Gentiles. How God works through the Gospel is so good that it’s a mystery to us. As we share this mystery with others,Continue reading “VIDEO – Sharing the Mystery”

A Season of Writing

I haven’t done much writing or speaking lately. Between becoming new parents and settling into our new home, we have had our hands full as we learn and adjust to new rhythms. This reality has reminded me that life is full of seasons.  Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 says,  “For everything there is a season, and a timeContinue reading “A Season of Writing”