Category: Musings

talking points.

Somewhere along the line, I made the inner determination that I would find a way to make anyone and everyone talk to me - whether they wanted to or not. I was determined to find that secret weapon - that one question or process that would open up the tightest closed mouth and unleash the ...

Just below the surface. 

On a recent trip to Germany, I learned something new that has held my fascination for the past few weeks.  The region I was visiting at one point of my trip was heavily bombed in WWII by the allies due to its industrial contribution to the German war effort. At first thought, I was amazed ...

Long Overdue Thoughts

It is time. It is time to write again. It is time to blog again. It is time to live free. It is time to adventure again. It is time. The past two years have been the hardest two years of my short life so far. On the flip side of that, they have also ...

It’ll all work out…somehow.

The past three weeks have played directly into my newest mantra: "It'll all work out...somehow."  The world of church production is constantly walking the line of knowing what's going on, and running with changes.  There isn't a single Sunday where earlier plans are always followed to the T.  Changes are expected. When it seems like ...

Only God.

Working for a high school ministry is an ever evolving adventure. Today's adventure was learning the importance of fully relying on God.  Buckle up.  It's quite a ride. Earlier in the week, I met with my compadres about this weekend's service.  There were a lot of moving parts.  For one, we had the student impact ...

Jesus loves me!

Tonight, as my family travelled back from a trip to Breckenridge, CO, I was reminded of a classic moment in my life. Here is your laugh for the day. Flash back with me to thanksgiving, 2011. My sister was great with child, and thus could not travel in her eighth month. Instead of making our ...

Who I was.

Over the past few weeks, a thought has been brewing in my head that I would like to share. It all started with a training session I was at, where a gentleman ended out meeting with prayer. As he was praying, he said something along the lines of, "God, thanks for bringing us all here ...