A New Measuring Stick?

The Church & Mission One of the reminders we see in the U-Turn Church book is to celebrate what we see God doing.  We know and believe that God is active in this world.  We believe that the Holy Spirit is at work in the hearts of people within our community.  The task of the …

Fresh Eyes

Recently at my church I have had the opportunity to do something that I have never done in the five years that I have been there. Over the summer had surgery to remove cancer, which left me out of commission for quite a while. But as I am beginning to regain strength following my surgery, …

Seven Qualities of A Good Dad

This week the Denver Post published an article titled, “The Dad Handbook” with snapshot quotes from several fathers in the Denver metro area. The article makes the claim that these dads are “seasoned experts giving their best advice” to other dads. Find the article here: http://www.denverpost.com/Lifestyle/ci_25944380/Denverarea-dads-share-advice-good-times. I have every reason to think that the fathers …

On Milestones and the Necessity of Cairns

I’ve had many conversations lately with people who are commemorating significant milestones. Whether it’s celebrating an anniversary, or the recent passing away of a loved one, or retirement from a career of work, or beginning a new career of work, or reaching the point where your grandchild count starts reaching to include great grandchildren, or …

The Hummer Effect

From the cellar: originally posted April 21, 2011...Came to mind because it happened to me again in the grocery store parking lot this week. People say I’m pretty easy-going; not much bugs me.  But here is something that I find slightly annoying—maybe because it happened to me twice this week.  I think there should be …