Our former preaching pastor Mike used to say that we are a Costco generation – when we have a need, we don’t have to ask God for help; we get it from Costco. I find that true of myself. Have a problem? Google it. Call Dr. Laura. Get a self-help book. Ask a friend. Post […]

They are not my kids but I felt like a proud parent as I sat in the front row and took a video of “A” and “C” reciting their Bible verses. I’ve been the Sunday School teacher of these kids on and off over the last 5 years. As I watch them share what the […]


I always thought the role of Counselor Deanna Troi in Star Trek: The Next Generation, was ridiculous. They need someone on the team to understand people’s feelings? I thought her function was rather useless because her insights are often obvious. Her telepathic abilities comes up with something like – I feel that the people on […]

Jesus calls us to be servants – the greatest is the servant of all. I don’t mind being a servant, if I am the one who volunteers and chooses to be a servant.  I determine what I will or will not do. But I don’t like to be forced to be a servant – when […]