July 17, 2019

David is best described as one of a kind. He’s bigger than Goliath and he’s an engineer with a sense of humor – the only engineer to ever have a sense of humor. David, who is on the junior high mission trip, sent me the following text. This led to a text conversation, which is … Continue reading July 17, 2019

July 16, 2019

Mike sent the following story. It highlights a very important point. “Two paramedics were dispatched to check on a 92-year-old man who had become disoriented. They decided to take him to the hospital for evaluation. En route, with siren going, they questioned the man to determine his level of awareness. Leaning close, one asked, "Sir, … Continue reading July 16, 2019

July 12, 2019

Janet has been suffering the repercussions of chemotherapy treatments for cancer. When I asked her about the chemo’s side effects, she explained she was very tired, had neuropathy in her hands and feet, and had lost all her hair. But she went on to explain the benefits of chemotherapy. Janet said that getting ready in … Continue reading July 12, 2019

July 10, 2019

Yesterday was a very irritating day. As I drove up to the church after being on vacation for two weeks, I noticed all the buildings were still standing and the landscaping never looked better. Then I learned that Pastor Brian had preached two wonderful sermons, Amanda had our children rocking through Vacation Bible School, Grace … Continue reading July 10, 2019

July 9, 2019

One dark night on vacation, Shannon and I drove up the steep winding road leading to the McDonald Observatory to attend the Star Party. Located high in the Davis Mountains, the telescopes of this remote observatory do not have to worry about ambient light interfering with the darkness of the night's sky. Because of this, … Continue reading July 9, 2019