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You Matter, Dad

You Matter, Dad

Whether you are a young dad (like I was in the family Father’s Day photo above—that’s my son on my lap) or your children are already grown up and on their own, we all know that on days like Father’s Day, we tend to evaluate ourselves and our fatherhood, and perhaps at times, we feel like we could have or should have done better. It’s for that moment that I want to share with you three things leading up to this Father’s Day.

Let’s Pray

Let’s Pray

I like to think of myself as a man of action. I’m a doer. I like to get things done. Tasks are to be completed. Missions are to be accomplished. With so much to do, it can be hard to make enough time to pray. Can you relate?

Overcoming Fear

Overcoming Fear

I remember as a sixth grader being afraid to go on the Loch Ness Monster, an intimidating roller coaster at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg.  To me, it was the granddaddy of all coasters, the riskiest ride one could possibly endure.  To one of my best friends, it was...
St. Patrick and the Shamrock

St. Patrick and the Shamrock

On Saint Patrick’s Day (and every day), remember that God is amazing. He is big enough to create the world and yet personal enough to send a young man named Patrick to share the Gospel with the Irish.

52 Years of Marriage!

52 Years of Marriage!

I’m sure that after 52 years of marriage, they’ve had plenty to forgive each for. But when they talked about forgiveness, it wasn’t with any sense of embarrassment or resentment. They talked about it with the wisdom of experience.

The Language of Love

The Language of Love

“I may speak in different languages, whether human or even of angels. But if I don’t have love, I am only a noisy bell or a ringing cymbal.” (ERV) Some people are fluent in multiple languages. I greatly admire them, because I am not. Still, the most important...