01Feb 2019

Photo Taken from The Facebook Page Karl Barth for Dummies. I took a nine-year break from refereeing wrestling. I had worked with high school and youth wrestling for seven years before moving to Portland and officiating for ten years. Because all three boys had busy schedules, I took a break. Now seemed like a good […]

07Dec 2018

Presence: The Promised Presence Today we begin our Advent Conspiracy. As I mentioned during communion, we are encouraging everyone to give “one gift less” and offer the money we save as a collection that will go to help others. %75 will go to Living Water International and %25 will be given to the Gateway Domestic […]

05Nov 2018

Resistance: Jesus’ Call to the Church Conversion, Transformation, and Salvation as Resistance Good morning—thank you for the prayers. As you probably know, the surgery went well and my little tumor unwillingly left my body Monday morning. I don’t think it wanted to leave to easily, but it is gone and my doctors prevailed. These last […]

24Oct 2018

In early September, 1983, an Engineering student at the University of Missouri decided to invite 100 people, in his dormitory, to a Bible study. It was 35 years ago when he began knocking 100 doors that evening. The last door he came to at the end of the hall on the first floor was mine. […]