Sharing a Shadow

Sharing a Shadow Kim Peek. He was born Nov. 11, 1951.  For most people that name doesn’t mean a whole lot.  However, Kim Peek is an extraordinary individual. He was described as living Google.  His life was far from easy … Continued

Speaking of Michael Phelps

Did you know you were a great swimmer? Well, half of you at least.  Let me clarify. I recently had my 3rd child.   Our third boy!  I will let that sink in. After bringing him home from the hospital, … Continued

The Guy Fawkes Mask

“Remember, remember the 5th of November,  The gunpowder treason and plot” That quote was going through my head as I scanned the crowd at youth convention and one person in particular caught my eye. He was wearing a Guy Fawkes (pronounced … Continued

Back in ‘Nam

The first three hours flew by. (Literally.) It was hour 14, 15 and 16 that got to me.  By that point, sleep was not going to happen.  My neck hurt.  My back hurt.  I was starting to go a little … Continued

Circles, Brackets, & Underlines

I google searched ‘What is the point of a blog?’ and got this answer: “The purpose of writing blogs could be promotion of a product or service, awareness about social issues, information sharing about any subject or purely passion for … Continued


Here’s the challenge. Are you ready for it? Your challenge is to make one word by rearranging these letters: NEW DOOR     (Good luck.)   Recently I have gotten into logic puzzles and card tricks.  I love trying to … Continued


There are certain bible verses that I read, and I end up scratching my head thinking “…huh?” I don’t understand why you would include that in the canon of scripture.  Sometimes I read a verse and think “well duh!”   Often times … Continued

Constant Proof

A·pol·o·get·ics Definition: reasoned arguments or writings in justification of something, typically a theory or religious doctrine. Origin: 1640s, “vindicatory, containing a defense,” from French apologétique, from Latin apologeticus, from Greek apologetikos “defensible,” from apologeisthai “speak in one’s defense,” from apologos … Continued

I got my boarding pass

I remember when I was in college and I was trying to fly back home for Christmas.  I got to the airport in plenty of time. I got through the security line and made my way through the terminal.  My … Continued


During this last weekend in October, individuals from Catalyst – the youth ministry at Harvestime Church – journeyed to La Crosse for the annual Youth Convention.   What is youth convention? I am glad you asked.  Let me show you … Continued