Coronavirus and the Long-Haul 

How are you planning for the Coronavirus or COVID-19’s long-term impacts?  Reading that question, some hope it will all be over by May, at worst the end of Summer. Others of you are planning and preparing for the long-term. One example I can give of a longer-term approach is the Army is pitching its Soldiers […]

2019 Reading List

For years I’ve tried to average one book a week each year. Most years, I’ve met my goal, but in 2019 my goal wasn’t met due to reading scripture more than reading numerous books. Even still, below is my completed reading list for 2019 with additional thought on selected works, authors, and other themes. I […]

A New Website

A New Website Launch Today I’m announcing the official design launch of my new website. Many of you have been following my posts for some time, and for that, I say, “Thank you!” Others of you, I’ve added to my email distribution because I see you as a valued part of my life and want […]

Happy Valentine’s Day To Your Family!!!

Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Yes, this day is associated with commercialism a lot. For example, two years ago, I was in a store on Christmas Eve night. Unfortunately, I saw Valentine’s Day candy already available for purchase. Despite the desire to profit from the February 14th date, don’t ignore the opportunities available to love someone close […]

Another Great Lesson From The Theater

Recently I wrote a post about “The Greatest Advice Came From The Theater.” My Drama Teacher – Mrs. Bettler – her advice from that post is wisdom that has been true for decades. Fortunately, that was not the only advice gained from my time in the theater. Instead, the next suggestion might sound familiar, “never […]

The Greatest Advice Came From the Theater

Believe it or not, but I was in the theater both in high school and college. During high school, I played a country mechanic, a cynic, a nerd where I won “Best Supporting Actor” at my school (Yea, I know. It might not have been too far from reality!), and a corrupt preacher (insert your […]

My One-Word Goal For 2019

New Years has come and went; so are the resolutions many of us do not keep. Perhaps you made some resolutions, maybe not. Either way, I want to encourage you to restart by doing what I have done the past few years: choose a one-word goal. In 2015, I did my first one-word goal by […]

Highlights From My 2018 Reading List

Previously I shared my 2018 reading list. Within that list are a variety of books. Some were fun, some were serious, other books I wish I never started. The later books I will not spend anytime on. Rather, below, I want to share with you my big picture reflections over the books I read and […]

Books I Read in 2018

Below are the books I read in 2018. They range from theology to comic books to biographies and more. The next post will explain impressions the list gave to my reading and life. My hope is that you’ll find a book below that interests you. If so, feel free to ask! Who Moved My Pulpit […]