Some people find it impossible to enjoy the moment because they are obsessed with the past or preoccupied with the future. That is not true about me. I have am blessed with the ability to fully live in the moment.
Archives for April 2003
The story of Skipper is a true story. It happened in about 1988 when Kyle was only seven years old. Today Kyle is a husband, and father, and pastor. One of the reasons he serves the Lord today is because the lessons God taught him as a boy. The best way to read this story […]
I have a friend who this spring set out on his third thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. Last summer Kyle and Chuck joined him for a week to hike a section. His name is Bill Newman, but Appalachian Trail hikers always go by a trail name. On the trail Bill is known as Circuit Rider. […]
A summer day stands out in my memory. We were swimming at the community pool in Baltimore, Ohio where my sister Melony, brother-in-law Jim and their family lived at the time. Kyle was five that summer. His cousin Jeremiah was six.
Here is the text of a hand-out I gave recently at a workshop on Courtship.
We live in perilous times. Whether we realize it or not we all live and work and minister in the middle of a spiritual battlefield. Spiritual warfare is taking place all around us. There is a cosmic battle in the unseen realm where demons and angels struggle for the allegiance of the souls of men, […]
On a sunny autumn Saturday morning in a small Ohio town, a farmer made his way to the grain elevator with a part of his grain harvest. He had a sense of well-being that morning. His harvest was in. Yield was good. He waved at his friends up and down Main Street in his hometown. […]