My 40th birthday is just around the corner! Oh, I’m not talking about my time here on this earth – I’ll turn 65 in January. I’m talking about my spiritual birthday – I was born again on September 3, 1976. Here’s the story: My best friend from childhood and me reconnected at our 5th… Continue reading A Special Birthday
I watched a wonderful movie last night that is based in a true story. The name of the movie is "We Bought a Zoo" starring Matt Damon. He plays a young widowed yuppie with two kids who decides to change his lifestyle and do something different. They go house hunting, and they decide on a… Continue reading The Secret to Talking
The TV commercial opens up with a young girl writing on a post-it note. She then takes the note and sticks it up on the wall. But not just anywhere on the wall – she jumps up and slaps it as high as she can on the wall. Then she does it again, and again. … Continue reading Set It High
I remember the Goodale Street pond in West Boylston very fondly. It was only about a half mile from our house, and we spent a lot of time there, mostly hunting bullfrogs. At first, the fascination started with the eggs. My brother and I would find some eggs and take them home in a jar,… Continue reading Do Kids Still Hunt Bullfrogs?
I see a lot of people gravitate to these large megachurches and getting their fill of the preaching in large auditorium settings. The worship is amazing, and the atmosphere is probably the same. But I still think some of the best preaching is in the small country churches that sit in little towns across this… Continue reading Preserve or Deny?