Just Like Jacob

This summer I have spent a lot of time wrestling with my identity.  I have dealt with insecurities, doubts, fears, and longings for approval and validation.  I have wondered why things don’t come as easily as I want them to…...
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Hope Arise

We were made for worship, and yet we are often so divided in our hearts as to what we will worship.  Sometimes my heart wants to worship God, but if I’m honest, sometimes it does not.  When I’ve witnessed God’s power and...
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Friends, We Are All Sinners

“Come, ye sinners, poor and needy, Weak and wounded, sick and sore, Jesus ready, stands to save you, Full of pity, love and pow’r…”                                                 -Joseph Hart (1759) I am leaning on these words tonight. I place my faith in...
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“I DO!!!”

Yesterday my lovely wife and I celebrated 15 years of marriage together.  And from the looks of my news feed on Facebook, many people–some young, some old, some in-between–are also celebrating their anniversaries.  Perhaps you are one of those couples,...
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My Soul Thirsts

Years ago, when my wife and I were living in Colorado Springs, I heard a sermon by Matt Heard, the pastor of Woodmen Valley Chapel, about “Engaging Your Thirst.”  Truth be told, I don’t really remember anything specific that he...
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King of Love

I wrote this song a few years ago but I’m re-posting it because I’ve had a fresh experience lately of the vastness of God’s love.  He truly is the King of Love.  Enjoy. King of Love We come now to...
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Slowing Down

Day 3 of summer, and I have been deliberate about slowing down…. We’ve made ice cream (delicious, by the way), we’ve taken a few walks around the neighborhood to visit neighbors or stop by the library, and we’ve stayed up later...
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