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Conversing with an old friend
Saturday, July 31, 2010      2 comments

Spoke with one of my former students today who is moving back to Missouri. He had been serving with a ministry called Youth Works in Minnesota, but is not coming back to Missouri so he can go to seminary and prepare for missionary service. ... Read more
Running between the Storms
Friday, July 30, 2010      0 comments

I was fortunate to get a nice run in this morning between thunderstorms. It would be nice if it would stop raining so much, but I am sure there are places where people would love to have this kind of weather. One of the cool things on my ru... Read more
He rejoices over you
Thursday, July 29, 2010      1 comments

It seems to me that many of us who claim to be followers of Christ have a more limited understanding of God's love for us that the one that is painted in Scripture. As I was reading in Isaiah today, I came across a vers that said, "And as the br... Read more
Excited for Olivia
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      5 comments

Our youngest daughter celebrated her eighth birthday yesterday. While that in and of itself is a great enough reason to celebrate, it also marked another milestone that brought a great smile to her face. In our state, children are to remain in b... Read more
Trying to get home
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      2 comments

Today is a long day of waiting in airports and then a two hour drive home. I'll be glad when I pull into the driveway.... Read more
On the road again
Monday, July 26, 2010      1 comments

After a long day of travel it was nice to get out for a run this morning. The weather is much more pleasant here in North Carolina than it is back home. Hope your day is going well.... Read more
Lovely Feet
Sunday, July 25, 2010      2 comments

As I was reading in the book of Isaiah this morning, I was reminded of an important truth. It is my role to take the message of the love of God with me wherever I go. It is not about changing the message to fit the lives of those whom I meet, ra... Read more
Thankful for the water
Saturday, July 24, 2010      3 comments

This mornings run was supposed to be the long one for the week. Of course, I slept in a little later than planned, so by the time I got out on the road the heat was already builing. 85 degrees with our usually high humidity here in mid-Mo made t... Read more
Seeing an old friend
Friday, July 23, 2010      1 comments

It was great to spend some time last night and then later today with an old friend from college. He's in town for a conference and finishes this morning, so we'll head to lunch with my family before he heads back home. As we talked yesterd... Read more
Some confusion
Thursday, July 22, 2010      5 comments

It seems that there might have been some confusion regarding the point that I was trying to make regarding a previous post entitled "Dangerous Prayer". The point that I was hoping to make (but evidently didn't communicate it as well as i had hop... Read more
God Must Have His Way
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      2 comments

Probably the most difficult thing for most of us who follow Christ is submitting to His will. More often than we care to admit we try to bend our interpretation of His will to fit our circumstances and agree with our choices. For example, ... Read more
A Dangerous Prayer
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      7 comments

"God bring me closer to You..., whatever it takes" - Francis Chan in Crazy Love Lately, I've been reading ana amazing book that has helped me to take a fresh look at my faith and how I seek to live out the teachings of Jesus. As I read thes... Read more
Running in the soup
Monday, July 19, 2010      5 comments

This mornings run was a challenge for both my wife and I. With morning temps at about 80 degrees and a humidity that is about the same percent as the temps it was a struggle to get the run done this morning. I am sure that some of the folks who ... Read more
Getting ready for a party
Sunday, July 18, 2010      2 comments

Our youngest daughter is really excited about going to her best friend's birthday party (a sleep-over to boot). We're excited for her. She's packed and unpacked several times and is trying to pass the time by watching her favorite tv show since ... Read more
Gotta love the heat
Friday, July 16, 2010      2 comments

As much as i wanted to sleep in this morning on a day off from work, i also wanted to get a nice run in this morning. So i actually woke up before the alarm went off got some water to take with me and started off on this week's long run. While i... Read more

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