On The Journey


  • August 2, 2021

    Marriage.  Today Debbie and I celebrate 41 years of marriage.  I know, I know, she deserves a medal, no, two, or three medals for being married to me for that long.


    In the marriage ceremonies which I am privileged to lead, I say: 


    “Christian marriage is ...

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  • July 26, 2021

    I had the awesome privilege of serving with a dozen Journey folks and the wonderful people of Habitat for Humanity on Saturday.  Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families build and improve places to call home.  Our team worked on a house under construction that will go to a young, single mother in our community.


    Volunteers received ...

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  • July 19, 2021

    How would you describe what it means to be a Christian and to follow Jesus?  Many would use these words: 

    Unconditional love



    Abundant life



    We like these words.


    Nate Galloway came up with a different set ...

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  • July 13, 2021

    “Powerful!”  This is the word that continues to come to mind when I try to describe my ordination service on Sunday.  I feel incredibly honored to have been part of the service.  Receiving your kind words of blessing and prayers over my life, my family, and my ministry was almost overwhelming...

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  • July 7, 2021

    A news station in Tulsa, Oklahoma, reported that a man who was in mental distress was precariously dangling from a sign above I-244 for hours as onlookers worried he would jump to his death. The man was convinced his life was worth living by a man named Rick Jewell who told him: “God loves you, guy.”

    The man had been...

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