Spending Habits

On Sunday, March 16, I spoke in my church about our spending habits. Before anyone gets nervous I want to put you at ease and let you know that I was talking primarily about our time. When I was in Haiti in February of this year as I was going through our team devotional that […]

Dayton WordCamp 2014

I am looking forward to learning a ton of stuff today at the first WordCamp in Dayton. I have a feeling that today and tomorrow will be like drinking from a firehose, but it will be fun to learn more about WordPress. One of the things that I need to start doing more is blogging […]

Little Big Man 2013

* Little big man. Big enough, small enough. Big enough to be God, small enough to be baby. Big enough to create the earth, small enough to crawl on the earth. Big enough to rule us, small enough to serve us. Big enough to know our names, small enough to know His name. “God with […]

18 Amazing Years

Today, I celebrate 18 years of being married to my best friend. Everyone always says that each year they feel that they are more in love with their spouse and I have to say that with me it is very true. However, I would also like to say that each year I also feel that […]

Thanksgiving 2013 Edition

I have so much to be thankful for this year. I celebrate 18 years with my beautiful wife, Kimmy, in a few days. Hard to believe that this will be our 20th Thanksgiving Day together. I love her forever! I am thankful for my two amazing kids, who have turned out way better than I […]

Jesus Tattoo

My wife showed me this picture recently and so I Googled it and ran across the website associated with it: JesusTattoo.org. I applaud them for their efforts with the video they produced and their creativity they used in it, but I think that there should have been some more investment into making it a little […]

It Is Not About Me

“Obviously, I’m not trying to win the approval of people, but of God. If pleasing people were my goal, I would not be Christ’s servant.” Galatians 1:10 (NLT) That was the verse of the day on my Bible app from YouVersion.com today. It really hit me in a unique way. I have been thinking a […]

Light Boxes

A little while ago my wife, who leads the music team at The River Church, told me that she wanted to figure out how to have some light boxes on the stage. She had purchased some LED Slim Par 56 lights and was using them for accent lighting, but wanted to use them for the […]


According to Dictionary.com simplify means: to make less complex or complicated; make plainer or easier. That is the word I want to mark 2012 with in my life. Last year I felt like time just flew by and I missed way too much. This year I am determining that I will make my life less […]

Simon Says > Jesus Says

I saw this video from Francis Chan about making disciples and it really hits home when he compares how most of us have all played “Simon Says” as a kid, but yet we think that when Jesus says all we need to do is memorize it instead of doing it. How messed up is that? […]