Now for a third time, Jesus is at the home of a prominent Pharisee. His presence in the house attracts the attention of tax collectors and other sinners. Guess it would be like the everyday, ordinary fans – who can’t afford to go to the concert – hanging around...
Chocolate Tuesday #40acts blog

Chocolate Tuesday #40acts blog

40 acts has been a bit easier the last few days.  We already have decided on a new charity to support for 2017, I wrote a note to my boss, thanking her for her support and leadership for the church, and I gave away chocolate! We do this as a church – we stand along a...
generosity or foolishness?  #40acts blog

generosity or foolishness? #40acts blog

I’ll be honest. This being generous thing can be hard on the mind, heart, and wallet. My daughters and I were up in Chicago to check out the Shedd Aquarium, last Friday. The waters inside were amazing, and so were the waters of Lake Michigan. We were coming back...
Unexpected Results #40acts blog post

Unexpected Results #40acts blog post

Unexpected Results We were driving into our condo community Saturday morning and saw lots of trash that had blown on the grass near the entrance.  As we drove up the street towards our condo, my wife said “they should have someone clean that up.”  I responded, “well,...