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How to Understand the Epistles

February 27, 2013

The historical context is important in understanding the epistles because the audience was the Jewish 1st century. “Every book has a very specific setting and context.  If you know and understand these settings and contexts, your ability to connect with the letters will be greatly enhanced!” -Professor Jeremy Rader. Without understanding the times of the audience […]

5 Old Testament Summaries

February 25, 2013

Summary of 5 books of the Old Testament Books Leviticus The book of Leviticus is law. Key personalities include Moses, Aaron, Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. Key purpose is God giving the Israelite’s instructions for society. Leviticus provides the foundation to live with one another and with the Lord. The major events start with how […]

Are Dinosaurs in the Bible or Not?

January 17, 2011

In order to answer this question you need to ask then answer 3 questions. Why is this question important? Is Evolution a fact? Is there Evidence of Dinosaurs in the Bible? On Friday Januray 14th the 5th to 8th grade students and I had a blast with this topic. Looking forward to K to 4th […]

Safe Harbor

October 2, 2010

Have you read Psalm 107? God is smart. You need to read Psalm 107 today. When your on the ocean of life you can do mighty things …. The ocean is full of opportunity for adventure, wonder & excitement. What do you do when the storms raise the waves high? Your tossed over board & […]

A Warm Welcome.

April 19, 2010

My family and I visited the 9am service yesterday the 18th. We found your church to be warm, loving and welcoming. Our family is regularly attending Door Creek Church in Madison, WI. On our visit I especially enjoyed the front row guest parking, the welcome bag, your childcare ministry for our 3 year old as […]


April 5, 2010

Fearless: Imagine Your Life Without Fear by Max Lucado. Each sunrise seems to bring fresh reasons for fear. They’re talking about how hard it is to find a job you love after working for years for a degree, layoffs at work, slowdowns in the economy, flare-ups in the Middle East, turnovers at headquarters, downturns in […]


January 22, 2010

Grab 7 post it notes. Write one goal for each post it. Pick the best goal. Put that on your mirror. Do that one goal. Read below if you need more details ———————————————————————————————————————————— Via Top Achievement founder Gene Donohue. If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind. -Seneca Creating […]

It Must Be Small.

December 5, 2009

When he left Rivendell, Frodo didn’t head out with a thousand Elves. He had eight companions. Jesus didn’t march around backed by legions of angels, either.  He had twelve men – knuckleheads, every last one of them, but they were a band of brothers. This is the way of life.  Though we are part of […]

Here’s how I Currently Understand the Answer to Why…

October 10, 2009

Why do bad things happen to good people or is the proper question why does a good and loving God allow good things to happen to His imperfect children that He loves unconditionally? Punishment for evil is not a reason. That reason has not been, nor will it ever be again for those who ask […]

The Day of Rest.

September 27, 2009

It dawned upon me that people tell Robin and I that they can not believe all we do. Two ah-ha moments hit me. One, we are becoming more and more focused on what is truly imporant. We have built in time margins into our life. We get less done nowadays. The things we do tend […]