Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 “Just Call My Name”

When I was in high school, I had a lot of stupid ideas.  One such idea came when I was hanging out with some friends at my house, and it began to hail outside.  Looking out the window, we could see that the size of the hail was very small, [...]

Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 “The Right Reasons”

When I was a child, there were moments when I wanted something, but knew the odds were against me.  Usually it was something like going over to a friend’s house on the weekend, even though I didn’t do my homework the entire week before.  But I knew the deal.  I [...]

Exodus 34:29-35 “I’m Gonna Let it Shine”

All of us remember moments in our lives where we had an experience or saw something that left us completely speechless.  For me, it’s the moment that I saw the Great Pyramids in Egypt.  Even though I have read about them all my life and researched them in school, nothing [...]

Luke 4:21-30 “Springs Instead of Bricks”

Throughout our lives, there are certain events that seem to change everything.  I am sure we can think of a few events in our lives where time seemed to stop for a moment and cement itself in our memories forever.  Sometimes, it’s an event in history.  I am sure some [...]

Luke 4:14-21 “Promise Keepers”

This past Monday, President Obama was inaugurated into his second term in office.  Although the official vows were said the night before, there was a big ceremony on the steps of the capitol involving music stars singing patriotic songs and the national anthem, writers and poets eloquently performing prose, and [...]

John 2:1-11 “We Have the Good Wine”

Growing up, I never had a clue why people always stressed out about planning a wedding.  I mean, it seems so simple.  You book the church, you get a preacher, invite everyone who is close to you, and poof, you have yourself a wedding!  It wasn’t until I went through [...]

Isaiah 6:1-8 “Send Me!”

Well, here we are.  After years of preparation on my end, and years of searching on your end, we have finally found each other!  I am looking forward to the next months as both of us get to know each other.  I will start off by telling you a little [...]

1 Corinthians 10:1-13 “Graduation Goggles”

If any of you here have heard me talk about Minnesota weather, you know how I feel about the winters up there. While December and January can feel like a winter wonderland as the snow enhances the holiday atmosphere, February through May is a long, difficult part of the year [...]

1 Samuel 7:5-12 “Raise Your Ebenezer”