4 Things About Father’s Day

Father's Day, grief, grieving well, good dads, missing dad on Father's Day

June is known for several things like; the end of school, the official beginning of summer, my mother’s birthday (she may be reading this) and weddings, but honoring fathers ranks on the list of things that happen in June.  There are 4 things about Father’s Day I want to share. This yearly Sunday event in … Read more


“Loneliness is such a sad affair, and I can hardly wait to be with you again.” Those are some lyrics to the hit song Superstar by The Carpenters that was released in 1971. I was reminded of those words today as I listened to Kyle Idleman talk about loneliness in his sermon called Proximity Principle//One … Read more

God Never Fails

suffer, suffering strong, grieving, grieving well, choosing how to respond

One of my favorite worship songs is Do It Again by Mack Brock, Chris Brown, Matt Redman, and Steven Furtick, released in 2018. The song itself builds with the beat and general feel, but those lyrics…     The very first line; “Walking around these walls, I thought by now they’d fall”. Have you been there? … Read more

Do You Like Weddings?

marriage, weddings, Godly marriage, wives of addicts, wives of addicts overcoming

Do you like weddings? I am not a fan. It’s not that I don’t appreciate the institute of marriage. I do. Marriage was God’s idea, so it’s a good thing, but I still don’t like weddings. And here’s the rub, right across the street from my house is a venue most often used for weddings… … Read more

5 Ways To Suffer Strong

Last week Katherine and Jay Wolfe spoke at our church. They shared their story about how they have and continue to suffer strong in the midst of the unwanted and horrific situations of the past that have brought them to where they are today. Katherine shared a scripture that I wasn’t that familiar with. Isaiah … Read more