Book Review: “The Furious Longing of God” by Brennan Manning

A few months ago, a friend, Ronn, handed me this book and said to read it then pass it around to every guy in the high school Bible Department at our school.  With… Continue reading

Top 10 Most Memorable Wildlife Encounters

I absolutely love nature, and some of my favorite times in nature are when I actually come in contact with wildlife.  Here is a list of my top 10 most memorable wildlife encounters,… Continue reading

Islam: My Impressions

As you may know, I have spent the last year reading and blogging through the Qur’an as a way to understand better the often vilified but always significant religion of Islam.  I finished… Continue reading

Remembering Dr. King

It was early in my senior year of high school and somehow a biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. wound up in my hands.  Later that year we studied King’s famous “I have… Continue reading

The Kingdom Is Made for Such As These

The other day I went for a short walk in the woods with my sons and my six year old nephew.  Along the way we came to an osage orange tree and one… Continue reading

A Cheesy Post

Maybe you grew up on Cheddar or the processed “cheese-food” creation of the New World called American cheese (is there anything better on grilled cheese or a cheeseburger?).  Maybe your tastes have graduated… Continue reading

God Sighting #1: The Water Heater

What is a “God-sighting?” I have lived long enough to know my faith is durable, but it wavers.  There are times of strong surety and dark times of doubt and divine silence.  This… Continue reading

Great Quotes from 2011

As 2011 comes to a close and the year-end editions on all manner of magazines and blogs arrive, here are some of my favorite quotes from the past year. “My friends, love is… Continue reading