I’m sitting in my truck waiting for the DMV to open so I can take my cycle endorsement test. I got here way too early and now I’m bored. But in my boredom I noticed something hanging from my turn-signal…a yellow pine tree vanilla air freshner. I wonder how long it’s been there? And I […]

Spirit Formation

I wish I could show each of you the journals, napkins, and scraps of paper. Everything was memorialized in Mead notebooks and gathered in Peechee folders (you’d have to be born before 1985 to know what those are!). What was captured in print became a testimony to the grace of God and the power of […]

Article in Rethink Magazine

Check out an article I wrote called “Father Matters” in a great local mag called Rethink Magazine. This is a great resource worth picking up and/or subscribing to. Look ’em up at

Don’t Be Boring

Seth Godin, in his book Tribes, implores the reader to avoid being boring. He says: Boring ideas don’t spread. Boring organizations don’t grow. Right now I can’t think of anything less fun and engaging than being a part of something boring.  Lifeless. Wilted. Just OK. It’s like when people respond to the “How are you?” […]