Reflections on Turning 60

Reflections on Turning 60

First, I don’t feel like I thought I’d feel at 60. It sounds really old to me. But I don’t feel substantially different at 60 than I did at 40. A few more aches and pains to be sure. But I feel good and by God’s grace, I’m still fit and sharp. I truly believe my...
As

As

Who knew such a small word could be such a game changer? But Jesus changed everything with this one word. He forever set the tone for life in the Kingdom of Heaven with it. He used it to establish the singular command that would encompass everything else in the New...
Restart

Restart

“Do you want to get well?” Jesus in John 5:6 Those words rang in my ear, even haunted me, throughout a 3-minute devotional one of the participants in my small group was sharing at the Speak Up Conference. My job was to mentor the group and do a critique of...
Necessary Endings

Necessary Endings

I love the next thing. I love beginnings. I’m simply wired for them. But as we close out 2022, I’m thinking about endings. We just finished moving out of our house in Big Cove that we’d lived in for 16 years. It’s kind of surreal and not a little sad. But...
Adapt

Adapt

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.” (Isaiah 43:18-19, NIV) I went to the wilderness this past weekend with a few...