Wearing Shoes

My boys (Matthew–19 months, and Noah–four years old) love to wear shoes. More specifically, they love to wear other people’s shoes. This week I observed as Matthew put on Noah’s, and Noah put on mine. An awkward game of chase ensued, with the...

What Makes a Man

My son came to me carrying the New Testament given to him by a popular men’s ministry. Sandwiched inside the pages were pictures and biographies of “great” Christian men. They were all rough-and-tumble men; Olympic champions and professional athletes. He was in art...

Walk On

I prefer running as my “workout of choice.” In fact, for most runners there is a sense of belonging to a “universal community.” I’ve challenged my endurance in running a marathon as well as completing an Ironman 70.3 (that’s a ½ Iron man length triathlon – covering...

The Easy Life

A Life of Ease and Comfort Isn’t that what we want—ease and comfort! It is the core value of the “Great American Dream!” So, let’s be honest—this “desire” affects many of the daily decisions (and purchases) we make. There is, however, a problem with chasing this...

Work for a Purpose

Why do we go to work? I am sure that everyone has asked themselves that question at some point in their lives. Especially during those times when your job can be a grind. If we are honest, the first answer would probably the money. We need the pay check to take care...