What We’ve Learned from Eileen Fehlen

Since the sudden passing of my mom, Eileen Fehlen, I and the rest of my family have received literally thousands of messages, calls, notes and…the most prevalent of all…Facebook messages! We love Facebook. Each message and memory posted has been special, but there was one that really captured the essence of my Mom. If you […]

It’s the Mormons. Don’t Hide.

I had an encounter that is fresh in my mind (as of only 10 minutes ago), so I want to jot it down in this blog post. It has to do with my conversation with two Mormon young adults at my front door. Before I go any further…I am making no statement (direct or indirect) […]

At the end of Route 66

Here we stand at the very end(or beginning) of Route 66. Drive 2448 miles on this road and you end up in Chicago. This reminds me that life is a journey, and these are the people I want to make the trip with most!

Solid Foundation

Luke 6:47-49 says “Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you what he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not […]

Merry Christmas from the Fehlens

Jesus’ blessings to you and yours. Denise and I, along with Jordan (17), Joshua (15), Anna (12) and Isaac (8) wish you a very Merry Christmas and wonderful 2011. The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD turn his face toward […]

As Usual

Today I’m sitting at my local coffee shop reading my Bible and catching up on some work. My normal table top has the following items: Bible, phone, iPad, espresso drink and a couple of napkins. While capturing some of my devotional thoughts, I got startled by a little boy that stood right next to me […]

Some Assembly Required

A couple days ago I did something that I “swore” I would never do again. My son Isaac turned 7 years old this week so Denise and I got him a portable basketball hoop as a gift. We got it on sale at Fred Meyer and then I put it in the back of my […]

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 www.rethinkmonthly.com.

Change Required

It has been said that only a baby with a wet diaper likes change. Without a doubt change can be difficult. Starting a new job, playing with a different team, or experiencing the physical and emotional changes that come with growing older can all be a struggle. For example, I have just moved to a […]