Another Year Closes

I used to look forward to the end of a year, because I kept thinking that maybe this new year would finally be the year that I would get that full-time job in the ministry. Now that I do not even have a part-time job in the ministry, it just feels like I am approaching […]

How To Honor Two Michigan Legends

That is how you do it. The 48 is for President Gerald R. Ford who not only was a player for the University of Michigan’s football team, but a captain, MVP and National Championship player. He also is the only President to tackle a future Heisman trophy winner, when he tackled Jay Berwanger. The Bo […]

R.I.P. Gerald Ford

On December 2nd Kimmy and I had the honor of going to the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum while we were in Grand Rapids for our 11 year anniversary. I had never been to a Presidential Library or Museum so this was a different experience for me. I had hope that when we were in California […]

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me

I got tagged by Adam. 1. I don’t like playing video games all that much. I love messign around on my computer, but to sit and play a video game does not thrill me. However, I do love some of the old school 2-D games, like Zelda. 2. I will only eat grilled cheese with […]


Today, December 23rd is Festivus. For those of you who do not know the joy of Festivus, feel free to watch the video clip below that shows the history of this great holiday. A FESTIVUS FOR THE REST OF US!!!

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

The new Youth Pastor at my church had us read this book for the leadership team in RSM. Here is the info from Barnes & Noble. In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books, The Five […]

New Harry Potter Book!!!

The title of the seventh and final Harry Potter book has been released! I am excited and also sad , because this is the end of a great series. But I am also excited to find out how it all ends. By the way, that is not the actual cover.

A Witness To What Faith Can Should Be

I saw this article entitled “A witness to what faith can be” in the USA Today on Monday, 18 December 2006. But the article should be entitled “A witness to what faith should be”. These days, religion often gets a bad rap. It’s an arrogant face of war, division and blame. But that’s certainly not […]