Fall 2021 Ministry 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 Ministry Update

New Year, New Season, New Start

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.Albert Einstein Almost five years ago, I began writing some of my thoughts, observations, and life experiences to share with whomever cared to read. Unfortunately, that writing has been somewhat sporadic due to life circumstances which included stepping away for almost two years as … Continue reading New Year, New Season, New Start

“Suddenly” Moments

The "suddenly" moments in our lives can be surprising. Often, they are challenging. Occasionally they become disruptive to your life rhythms. Even things that are well planned and prepared ahead of time can turn in to those surprising, challenging, disruptive “suddenly” moments. This is the case with writing and blogging in this season of my … Continue reading “Suddenly” Moments

He Has Built a Monument

In one form or another I’ve been a part of the military for 40 years. I was born in a military hospital and raised in a military family on military bases all over the world. When I started my own family, I joined the military and served as a member of the U.S. Air Force … Continue reading He Has Built a Monument

Eyes Wide Open

Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living? - Bob Marley Rarely have I ever gone into any situation fully aware of what to expect. As a matter of fact, I never have. Nope, not once. I’m also fairly sure that I’m not alone in this experience. New situations are … Continue reading Eyes Wide Open

Transform Your Life with a New Attitude

Don’t be conformed to the patterns of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds so that you can figure out what God’s will is—what is good and pleasing and mature. Romans 12:2 The attitude you display and carry with you on a daily basis has a weighty impact on everything. Your … Continue reading Transform Your Life with a New Attitude

The Art of Listening Can Make You an Influencer

When I was young, I never knew how to be quiet. I wasn’t overly loud, but I talked all the time. When I had no one else with whom to talk, I talked to myself. Even when I wasn’t talking, I was making some kind of noise, some sound effect, some imitation. It especially drove … Continue reading The Art of Listening Can Make You an Influencer

Love, Hope, and a Coming Victory

It was a training and proving ground. There was discouragement, setbacks, and challenges at every turn. But those are stories for another time, and they aren’t mine alone. This is one such story of challenges and trials. It is also a story of love, hope, and a coming victory. Over the years, we have faced health … Continue reading Love, Hope, and a Coming Victory

The Start of a New Adventure

Well, here I am, beginning a new journey in the life for which I was purposefully created. After a 20-year career in the U.S. Air Force, I have embarked on the life I was called to at a young age. I retired from service to my country in April of 2015 and started a journey … Continue reading The Start of a New Adventure