You. Mighty Warrior!

You. Mighty Warrior!

“Yo. Mighty warrior! Your God is wit’ you!” “You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to ME? I’m lookin’ around, but I’m the only one standin’ here. Where’s this GOD you’re talkin’ ‘bout? God don’t have nuttin’ to do wit’ the likes of us.” “Shaddup and listen. I’m sendin’ you,...
Seven Practical Tips For Worshipping In Place

Seven Practical Tips For Worshipping In Place

Attending Church is a healthy habit. It keeps the rhythm of reverence and worship paramount in our lives. But, what are we to do when we can’t meet together? It can be very easy to fall out of the “habit” and lose the heartbeat of worship in your life. Here are some...
Life With Plenty Of Toilet Paper?

Life With Plenty Of Toilet Paper?

If it could only be funny. The great toilet paper crisis of 2020. I remember the gas shortages when I was a kid. Just a few years ago there was an ammunition shortage. You couldn’t get 22 ammo or any other kind either for quite a while. And, what did come available...
So… Try Not To Panic, but…

So… Try Not To Panic, but…

“Sheriff, this is no time to panic!”   “This is the PERFECT time to panic! I’m lost, Andy is gone, they’re gonna move to their new house in 2 days, and it’s all your fault!” Even if our lives have never felt like a scene from Toy Story before, it can be tough to not...
Accepting The Invitation

Accepting The Invitation

At it’s heart, Christmas is all about an invitation. God inviting us to trust Him. In fact, the entire Christmas story can be looked at as a string of invitations, one right after the other. First, Zechariah and Elizabeth. Then Mary. Joseph. The shepherds. The angel...
Getting UnStuck

Getting UnStuck

It’s eight o’clock on a Saturday evening when the phone rings. “Hey, Jim! How’s it going!” “Horrible.”    “Dude, what’s the matter? What’s going on? Are Sylvia and the kids okay?”    “No, they’re fine. It’s just—I didn’t know who else to call.”    “Hey, whatever it...
Sometimes Our Future is Found in Our Past.

Sometimes Our Future is Found in Our Past.

This isn’t the first time our world has been a difficult place to live. Is anyone satisfied with the current state of affairs? Complaints, moans, cries and wrath echo from every corner. How do we stay joyful, or at least not live angry, during these frustrating times?...
The New Commandment

The New Commandment

Imagine being in the room on that night when Jesus was sharing the Last Supper with his disciples. It had been a bit of a whirlwind, to say the least. In one evening Jesus washed his disciple’s feet, foretold his betrayal, instituted the Eucharist (what we call...
We’re Not In Kansas Anymore…

We’re Not In Kansas Anymore…

“Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” –Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz True story. It’s mid-afternoon, and I’m sitting in a coffee shop in downtown Rock Springs. Quiet like a library, nobody else in the place. Fresh coffee, working wifi. A perfect place to get...
When “Happily Ever After”… Isn’t.

When “Happily Ever After”… Isn’t.

When Happily Ever After Isn’t… Wyoming typically has a divorce rate that lands within the top five highest states in the United States. Also 7.9% of married partners are working on their third plus marriage1, which is the 6th highest in the country as well. On a...