The Soul Touching Power of Stuffies

“You can keep a stuffie at your house,” said our three year old granddaughter. I was touched because, as everyone knows, stuffies are no small thing.The Angel Bear stuffie (stuffed animal) must b...

How to Fizzle a Time of Wonder

The ship was holding a few hundred meters off the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska.Yakutat Bay which spills out from the glacier is noteworthy for a number of reasons. The first non-native settlement on...

But I Need My Glasses

Four months ago my brother underwent surgery to remove the cataracts from his eyes. In a word, the ophthalmologist seems very happy with the results. Tests with the eye chart show marked improvement, ...

So how are we doing?

I am a big believer in the power of stories to form and transform lives. As leaders, if we are unaware of the power and detail of our own story we may be shocked when a mine hidden in our past explode...
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A Call to Witness (Stephen)

When the future is uncertain and the old ways no longer secure we seek heroes and salvation.  We are in need of heroes, those who will display courage and self-sacrifice for the greater good, heroes w...

Thomas the Questioner

Relationships have changed; or, perhaps more accurately, our expectations and criteria for good relationships have changed. Faith is a relationship word. Faith is our relationship with God viewed from...