Last fall, I had the opportunity to participate in a semester-long Kingdom Leadership Development course through a local seminary and my home church.  It was a transformational experience.  Recently, the director of the program requested that I pray throughout the semester for and write letters of encouragement and direction to a few of the men in the current spring Kingdom Leadership course.  Naturally, I was thrilled to pray for these men daily and welcomed the opportunity to pour into their lives as they desired to grow in both leadership and in their walk with Christ.  As the leader of a fledgling men’s ministry, I spend muchRead More →

  A.W. Tozer, in Man: The Dwelling Place of God, wrote the following: “The weakness of so many modern Christians is that they feel too much at home in the world.” I read this quote in a Twitter post on the first Sunday of this Advent season.  It seemed to stick with me, and I thought of it often as I meditated on the meaning of Christmas during the Advent season.  Of course the point, for those of us that call ourselves bible believing Christians, is that we are “In” this world, but we are not “Of” this world.  John shares that this was the teaching of Jesus inRead More →

  The Death Panel court of the UK’s socialized medical system is at it again.  Just as with Charlie Gard, little Alfie Evans and his parents are in the fight of there lives.  Not only with an unknown disease that keeps Alfie in a coma, with  seizuers, but with a hospital supported by a socialized medical and court system much more comfortable with terminating life than turning that life over to those who LOVE IT and to another hospital willing to help Alfie rather than KILL him. Doctors at the Alder Hey Children’s Hospital are in disagreement with Alfie’s parents on whether “continued active treatment” isRead More →

In the late 1920’s, my great grandmother quit her job as a nurse at Swedish hospital in Englewood, CO to mother her young child while my great grandfather traveled the country building grain silos for the government. During that same period and through the 1930’s, she voluntarily constructed a small tent city in the land behind her house to quarantine and care-for dozens of TB patients in Englewood and South Denver. MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER IS A FEMINIST! In 1942, my grandmother began working as a recruitment clerk for the U.S. War Department office in Littleton, CO while my grandfather served overseas as a bomber tail-gunner.Read More →