Preparing Sermons for Fun and Prophet

I have a discipline in my life that causes a good number of my fellow Christians to shake their heads in disbelief.  I have even sometimes been accused of not allowing the Spirit to work through me – replacing the Spirit’s wisdom with my own.  These accusations annoy me, especially when I sit in on…

Oops..

I just got a sample of a booklet entitled, “About Being Baptist” in the mail.  I read the book and thought, “Wow, I’m a pretty awful baptist.”  Or, as my friend and mentor Frank would say, “You’re NYTB (Not Your Typical Baptist).”  I pretty much knew that already (when you have friends who are Catholic…

A lot going on…but mostly good stress

I’m looking forward to this summer.  Our Wii bowling league (it looks like we’ll have 9 teams) looks like it’s goign to work out, my wife has a lot of things going on with the youth group, my son is letting me take his training wheels off a bit so we can practice riding, I’m…

Nice Afternoon…

With our school district going to half-days this week has played havok with my schedule, but I’ve managed to get down most of what I wanted to accomplish this week so I’m not really sweating it all the much.  Today I put down some thoughts for Sunday’s sermon and then modified a lesson from my…

Oh the Harmony…

A friend of my wife’s recently handed her a series of books, insisting the she and I would love them.  As she handed them over to my wife she said, “As I read them I just couldn’t help but think of you and Wes.”  This both fascinated and shocked me.  It shocked me because, while…