Finding Hope in the Darkness

Photo Credit: Hope by Martin Grommel   We’re officially three weeks into the school year, and things have become more hectic than ever.  After losing two school directors in four months, having the school vandalized, and having a water line burst and flood one of our buildings in six inches of water, it’s been a […]

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Foster Dads – I Salute You!

“So, what’s it like to be a foster dad?” It’s a question that has worked its way into many a casual conversation since my wife and I joined a Foster-to-Adopt program.  Well, let me help you with this.  Sit back, close your eyes, and imagine the following… – You send your toddler to “time out” […]

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The Power of Being There

It was Friday night.  I was wrapping up my last class of the day, anxious to do something fun with my evening.  That’s when I got a call from our local police dispatcher. “Pastor, there’s been a death, and the wife of the deceased is not in her right mind.  She’s asking for the Baptist […]

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Coloring Outside the Lines

“Though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the LORD upholds his hand.” – Psalm 37:24 Mistakes.  Oh, how we hate to get caught making mistakes! The mere thought of it used to paralyze me.  (Yes, I was that kid standing in the candy aisle for hours, terrified of making the wrong choice!) […]

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