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Our family has been pondering the possibility of a pet for some months now. Our children are getting old enough to be able to share in the responsibility and have brought up the subject from time to time. We all thought that a dog would be a good possibility, though Nicole and I could never […]


Adventures in Ministry – April 23, 2009

This past weekend I had the opportunity to be a part of a worship design retreat. It was a varied group of campus pastors, worship venue leads, pastors and others that came and went over the course of the weekend. It was time away from normal settings at Heartland Presbyterian Center – close to Parkville, […]

changing lives worship

Adventures in Ministry – February 16, 2009

It has been an adventure leading the Vibe worship service on Sunday mornings in the Student Center at Resurrection’s central campus. I love the feel, the people and the music. Yesterday,  I had the joy to baptize the third infant in that service. It is great. To get a taste of the service, check out […]


Adventures in Ministry – December 15, 2008

Today I am introducing what will become a regular part of my blog – Adventures in Ministry. There are all kinds of adventures that take place in ministry and from time to time, I am going to reflect on and share some of the more meaningful, wacky or inspirational adventures that I have had in […]


Wild Goose Chase

“Celtic Christians had a name for the Holy Spirit – An Geadh-Glas, or ‘the Wild Goose’” (Mark Batterson). This is the story behind the title for Mark Batterson‘s latest book, Wild Goose Chase. About Mark from the back cover of the book: Mark Batterson is the lead pastor of Washington D.C.’s National Community Church, widely […]


Two Years

I have been married to my wife, Nicole, for two years today. It has been an exciting adventure and I am looking forward to many more years together.