Talk with the Preacher

I’ve been thinking about confession lately. Lent, as you know, is almost upon us. This year at Calvary we’re spending a few weeks learning how to confess-the value of sharing our...

How predictable. For one entire calendar year I have visited my orthodontist with a level of commitment that rivals the church attendance of many modern church members. Why? Because I have...

I should have known our lives were destined to intersect again.  It was right on 9th Avenue, I think, one evening when I happened to be in New York City standing...

As you read the following you will think I am pulling your leg.  Not so.  Here’s the link to the LA Times for your thoughtful perusal.  And, please keep your “excited murmurs”...

Unfortunately, a murder took place in my office today.  (No, not a church member, silly!)   Well, I think the actual murder took place out at the dumpster, but the apprehension...

I’ve never claimed to be an expert at espionage, so I’ve been rather puzzled by the fact that recent events have proven hilariously funny to my children. The long and short of...

Just back from a week at the beach where I had the opportunity to learn some critical life lessons: 1. Best not to touch a jellyfish. 2. “even coverage” spray sunscreens...

I am not comparing myself to Jason Bourne or anything but I am beginning to suspect a conspiracy. I recall not too long ago-last year, I believe it was-when I happened...

I had the passing thought once that maybe I should try my hand at writing fiction. But then, I thought, “What could I possibly make up that is weirder than my...

Hannah (10) and Sammy (9) and I (no comment) were driving home from church discussing a very important day this week: Mark’s (36, uh, 37!) birthday. To celebrate Mark’s birthday Tuesday,...