Giving Thanks.

Can you be thankful without a beneficent individual in mind? The idea of “thanks” contains within it’s definition an individual or force that is able to receive thanks. We can thank persons, God, heavens, and even our “lucky stars.” But it is quite impossible to be thankful to no one, unless that is, we are […]

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The Glory Of Sport

Recently, I watched the MTV show chronicling a season with the Lake Stevens High School wrestling department. I was amazed at the rigors these young men go through every season. I recalled during my youth pastor years, hearing stories of the demands of the coaches, the constant weight loss issues, and the training. At several […]

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2012 Forecast.

Two-thousand-eleven was a wild ride. We had a pretty wet and cold spring, barely any summer (bummer), and our wet and cold fall was a whirlwind of activity for my family and I. Lori and I celebrated our twentieth year of marital bliss, with what I think is our best year yet. I was blessed […]

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Thanksgiving Is Not American.

It is good to give thanks to the LORD And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High; To declare Your lovingkindness in the morning And Your faithfulness by night -Psalm 92:1,2 At Thanksgiving time we often quote America’s founding fathers and remember the accounts of the first American Thanksgiving. The truth is, Thanksgiving, […]

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