2023 Spring Update

The desert has enjoyed a nice easy transition from Winter through Spring. Likewise, the inexorable movement and shift of time has brought growth and change in our own lives as well. The change from Winter to Spring here comes subtly and is often missed in the slowly advancing march of time from one day to … Continue reading 2023 Spring Update


2023 New Year Update

A new year is upon us all! With the new comes challenge and change like a fresh wind into each life (although it may not always feel that way). What a great opportunity to refresh ourselves and prepare for all that God has for each of us in the coming year. I pray that this … Continue reading 2023 New Year Update


It's the time of year when most of us pause and shift our regular daily routines. Many of us become reflective and begin to look at our lives over the past year. What was good, what was bad, or what could we have done differently? This reflection, this introspection, is neither good nor bad in … Continue reading Reflections

Fall 2022 Update

It's finally Fall in the desert! For a brief period of time, the temperature is perfect and the atmosphere feels charged with the hope of cooler days. Like some periods in life, this Fall-ish season in the desert is fleeting and soon flits away. It seems like that has been our year so far. So … Continue reading Fall 2022 Update

Spring 2022 Update

Spring is in full swing here in Tucson. As a matter of fact, it's flown by so quickly that we're practically into the summer! The Palo Verde trees are in full bloom, bursting with bright yellow color up and down the streets and neighborhoods of our city. Seeing so many trees and flowers blooming in … Continue reading Spring 2022 Update

Candlelight for Christmas

Each year, it seems the rush of the season distracts us with activities and events strung together one after another. We often lose sight of the things that really matter as we hectically hurry from place to place. Choosing to slow down, to remind ourselves of the joy of life all around us, is perhaps … Continue reading Candlelight for Christmas

Being Human

What are human beings that you think about them; What are human beings that you pay attention to them? Psalm 8:4, CEB I’ve noticed an alarming trend lately in Christian culture as we continue to wrestle with what it means to be human. There seem to be two distinct viewpoints vying for our attention as … Continue reading Being Human

Fall 2021 Update

We only notice the changing of the seasons here in Tucson as we see the colors and smells of pumpkin spice come out in the coffeehouses and stores all around town. Let me tell you, we may not have much of a fall in the desert, but it has been an exciting summer as we've … Continue reading Fall 2021 Update

Caution, Adventure Ahead!

Hello Friends and Family! Some of you may know that Catherine and I have transitioned as we respond to God’s call on our life regarding family and ministry. Over this past season, God has been calling Catherine and me to step out into independent ministry in partnership with Catherine’s brother and his wife, Chris and … Continue reading Caution, Adventure Ahead!

Servant Leaders Build Teams

Leaders must involve others to reach a shared goal, and they fail when they put too much trust in their own efforts and those efforts alone…. You cannot lead unless others are just as moved by the vision and sense of mission as you are. And it’s up to you to create that vision/mission and … Continue reading Servant Leaders Build Teams