When the light bulb came on, it was blinding!

I am so encouraged when someone “gets it.” But when the “light bulb” came on in this couple’s life, it was almost blinding! And what flipped the switch actually surprised me. As I was preparing for another session in our small group study, Sacred Marriage, I could...

So, at the risk of sounding “super spiritual”…

An observation – totally at the risk of sounding “super spiritual” Folks rarely come to a pastoral counseling session to tell me how wonderful life is and how gracious and kind people are. Session times are more about hurts inflicted, pain endured and loss...

“I take you, Jesus…”

Yesterday during our worship services we celebrated both baptism and communion. My pastor related these two observations by likening baptism to a wedding – that one moment in time when a couple publicly declares their love and commitment to one another – and the...

Nicodemus was a very brave man

Nicodemus was a very brave man.  Now I know that not everyone views him that way. Some folks read in John 3 about him coming to visit Jesus under the cover of darkness and see him as a coward. But not me. To me he was the most courageous of the Pharisees. The...
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