Christmas 2020

Christmas 2020

What an unusual year this has been for all of us! For so many it’s been a real challenge with real losses among family and friends, economic issues, social distancing in our scattered extended and church families, and the tensions of politics, isolation, and social...
A challenging year

A challenging year

WORLD Magazine has just announced its 2020 “Daniel of the Year” award, given to a man who has been an inspiration to me for decades, John Perkins. The title of WORLD’s article is timely and merits repeating here: “After an election,...
Preparing for a better future…

Preparing for a better future…

This year, in the midst of the social and political unrest of 2020 and the disruption, pain, and promise of COVID-19, I was prompted in prayer to begin preparing for spiritual awakening by developing an in-depth Bible-based a series of study guides on Christian growth...
Christmas 2019

Christmas 2019

Susan and I are really enjoying life together after my “graduation into retirement” in June 2018. We certainly had a full year in 2018, including Bill and Carl’s ski adventure in the Alps and many other family adventures closer to home, but this year might be...
FMHF Conference

FMHF Conference

Susan and I just came back from helping lead a weekend retreat on “Serving God Through the Stages of Our Lives” sponsored by the Free Methodist Healthcare Fellowship for their 2019 National Conference. The event was held on September 20-22 at the Essenhaus Inn and...