Of Prayers for 2016…

I know I’m pushing it here…can you write a New Year’s blog on February 4th???  This entry will be brief – intentionally so.  I want to share with you all, and ask you to join me, in three specific prayers for Gardens Presbyterian Church in...

Of Reflecting on a Year Passed…

Well, 2015 sure was a lot of fun – if not a little crazy! Obviously, as a family we experienced a good deal of change. We moved from St. Louis to Palm Beach Gardens, started new jobs, welcomed a new child into this world, and just last week I learned that my doctoral...

Of Saying Thank You and Children’s Ministry…

How is it already January 20th? The last few weeks have been a crazy blessing! We give thanks to God for the sweet gift of welcoming our daughter into the world and how our family has grown!  Thanks to everyone at Gardens for the amazing love and support you have...

Of Learning to Be Still…

I’m really good at moving and keeping busy.  I cram my schedule with conversations, meetings, events, visits, and any thing else that keeps me moving from one thing to the next.  My spiritual life tends to follow this pattern too.  I cram activity and practices...

Of the Generous Life…

These past three weeks we’ve been talking about “the generous life.”  The generous life is based on what I call the generosity equation that we find in the Scriptures, specifically in 2 Corinthians 9:11.  I’m summarizing here (go and read the...