Following Jesus and Inviting Others to Come Along

Several weeks ago, I had a teachable moment. I will spare you all the details. But what I came away with was the idea that Jesus was going to make me a "Fisher of men!" Okay, so I have been in vocational ministry for 30+ years. I have "led" hundreds of people to the Lord. … Continue reading Following Jesus and Inviting Others to Come Along


"God made us plain and simple, but we have made ourselves very complicated" (Ecclesiastes 7:29, Good News Translation). When asked who is the greatest in the Kingdom, Jesus replied, "Unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the Kingdom of heaven" (see Matthew 18:1-5). Jesus' way was always different than expected and … Continue reading #simplefaith

Teachable Moments

Several years ago I had the privilege to witness a wonderful scene. It was a beautiful Kentucky spring day. Kids were outside playing in the neighborhood. We were sitting around the the table talking about life when a raucous came from the front room. Several children came running in the oldest carrying a robin. "Mom!" … Continue reading Teachable Moments