Pump up the Volume

What do you do when God is loud?  When I first began my Christian walk I was blown away by how loud God was, how clearly I felt lead.  Had he always been this loud and was I just not listening?  Or when I turned my life over to him, did the volume go up?…

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Just a piece of clay

Haven’t posted in a while.  Watching the world and how fast it spins.   I watched a new baby come into the world and watched a young mom say last goodbyes to her children. Heard of friends who finally married after being together for 32 years and counseled a couple being torn apart after only…

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To my friend…

Today I saw God.  Or at least God in action.  I witnessed a young mom sit before a camera and record messages to each of her children saying goodbye. It’s hard to put into words what went thru my head.  First and foremost – wow.  She was so eloquent.  She spoke to the camera like each…

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A Man Who Can Dance

Years ago when I was randomly dating pretending to find “the one”, I would often meet someone and be overly optimistic about their potential. I never was really looking for “the one” but every one I dated was run through my internal scantron checking system to see if they were “it!”  If they didn’t quite…

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My Father, My Hero

God is in the details.  When we are traveling in other countries, or involved in a ministry event or something else that is entirely God focused, we see God in the details.   But other times during normal, daily life, God can seem very quiet.  But is He?  Or is it that we have so much…

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Seeking God

We returned from our mission trip to Brazil just one month ago.  My job on the trip was to watch and report God sightings.  Upon our return I wrote the following: This trip was an amazing experience for all of us.  We learned about ourselves; we learned about service and support; we learned that there…

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Mission Trip to Brazil

Mission Trip to Brazil In August 2011, I was one if eight to travel to Brazil on a mission trip to share Gods love and encourage the local churches in their work to claim their streets and minister to their people.  Below are my final notes from the trip: My final thoughts are entirely wrapped…

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