Church is canceled

It’s weird not doing something you are so used to doing every week.  Yesterday, we canceled our worship service due to inclement weather.  It felt quite strange not going to church.  After doing it for most of my life and it has just become part of me. But I must […]

Stuck in a Blizzard

(My daughter, Lauryn, on a 4-wheeler during the blizzard) This weekend we were pounded with one of the biggest snowfalls we’ve ever had here in Ohio.  It’s being called the Blizzard of ’08.  We received about 20 inches of snow in about 30 hours.  It seems that any time we […]

How close is too close?

I recently wrote about how I was enjoying reading the book of Leviticus.  Hard to believe, but it’s true. As I read the first 9 chapters all I could do was wonder why God would impose such crazy rituals for the priests when it came to offering sacrifices.  I mean […]

Enjoying Leviticus…are you kidding?

For the past few years I have tried to read through the Bible each year. I use a One Year Bible that breaks up the reading to a few chapters of the Old Testament, a little bit of the New Testament and a short reading of Psalms and Proverbs each […]

Exciting News!!!

Just this past Sunday, I revealed some exciting news to our church.  We have a contract on 21 acres of land and a building for our church.  We have rented for nearly 5 years and finally we are going to have a new home.  This is something that many of […]

Warp Speed

Do you ever feel like life is moving at warp speed?  There are times when we feel like everything is happening at once and it can begin to feel overwhelming.  Right now is one of those times for me.  Work is really crazy right now.  I feel like I have […]

The Starting Point

Well, this is my first blog on  I felt compelled to do this because I am beginning to realize that communication is the key to finding success in almost every area of our lives.  Good communication is necessary for a healthy marriage, for a healthy working environment and for […]