Tag Archives: blessings

Why God refines

I was reading in Psalm 66 last week when I came across these two verses: “For you, O God, tested us; you refined us like silver” (Psalm 66:10) “…we went through fire and water, but you bought us to a … Continue reading

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#blessed

Earlier this week, my wife wrote a great blog about the humble blessing of being the recipients of so much kindness from others. (Seriously, it’s short, sweet and worth reading!) I think Traci and I have always considered ourselves ridiculously … Continue reading

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Looking back one last time…

Today we officially cleared out of the house that has been our home for the past two years. In fact, it was exactly two years ago today we drove off in our fully loaded minivan, and began a 2,500 mile … Continue reading

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5 day challenge

I enjoy surprises. Even people who “hate surprises” generally like it when someone has thoughtfully purchased a gift, provided a change of scenery or left a love note or encouraging card on a desk at work. Over the years I’ve … Continue reading

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Lessons from the road

Since we left Oregon 12 days ago, I’ve been reflecting on the lessons I’ve learned from the experience of leaving one ministry and starting another. I have three thoughts for you, and I’d love to hear what you think. In … Continue reading

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My cup overflows

In Psalm 23, David says, “My cup overflows” in reference to his position under the blessing of God’s hand. There’s a popular song playing on Christian radio that talks about trying to take in the full scope of God’s blessing … Continue reading

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