Are We Graded on a Pass-Fail or ….

These posts began as emails to an adult Sunday school class over 10 years ago. It was probably about 1982 that I first read Richard Foster’s Celebration of Discipline and Freedom of Simplicity and over the following years found more … Continue reading

Finding one to lead

“Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them.They remember what you are.” – Jim Henson It happened 50 years ago but that day in a college class is as fresh in my mind as if it happened yesterday. That … Continue reading

How Do You Describe Your Reality?

Each morning I receive a brief quote from the writings of one my favorite spiritual-theological-philosophical writers (he could wear all three hats), Dallas Willard. I was so struck by this morning’s words, I wanted to share them, The most amazing … Continue reading

Cry, let it all out ….

For the past couple of years, I have been following the International Sunday School Lessons series and each week posting what I call “reflections” for the upcoming Sunday’s Scripture. I have been, for the most part, not interested in posting … Continue reading

When will we ever have time to relax a bit?

“Why can’t you just relax?” “You’re just too uptight!” Ever been told that – thought that? Have you ever listened to one of “those” relaxation tapes (ok, I know I‘m showing my age, but you get it don’t you? – … Continue reading

Well … Easter’s Come and Gone for Another Year

I saw the season was coming to a close the other day when I went to Walmart. I guess that shouldn’t surprise me much. After all, isn’t Walmart a good indicator of the cultural climate? But, aside from that, I … Continue reading