Monthly Archives: June 2012

Love in Action

Last night, my wife and I went to see our grandson.  He has a new swing in a tree that his dad put up.  I put him in and then gave him a push to get the swing going.  We … Continue reading

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Living Under

I spoke at Crossroads in Joliet on Father’s Day and shared some of the life lessons that my dad taught me growing up.  My dad is a pastor and watching him, I learned how to communicate, how to work with … Continue reading

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Living Up

I read this verse the other day:  “Only let us live up to what we have already attained.”  (Philippians 3: 16)  I realize that I often choose to live down instead of living up.  Living down means that I revert … Continue reading

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The Great Commission

Some of Jesus’ final words to his followers were, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the … Continue reading

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New Church in Chicago

This past Sunday, my wife and I visited Community Christian Church’s Lincoln Square campus in Chicago.  Entering the elementary school where the church meets on Sunday, people were busy putting out information, signs and getting classrooms ready.  We were greeted … Continue reading

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An Answer to Prayer

Last Monday, I walked with my brother in law through several of his planted fields in western Illinois.  The corn is coming up, but they have not had much rain in the past month and the crops are starting to … Continue reading

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