2 Important Lessons for Oldest Children

There are times when I think my oldest gets so wrapped up in being responsible. She seems to expect too much from herself. She gets frustrated with her siblings when they don’t listen or when they’re being goofy. That’s not […]

So You Think You’re Kind?

It’s a wonder I ever got married. Actually, what’s more amazing is that I married a wonderful woman who checked every single box I had when I was younger. (As a shameless plug, you should do yourself a favor and […]

Wait for it…

As a father, a husband, an employee, a brother, an uncle, etc. I am called to greater likeness of Jesus. How do I get there, and how do I take those I love along with me? How do I grow more patient? How do I exercise that muscle? How do I till the soil of my heart? How do I…
Here’s the answer.
Wait for it…

How Not to Be Afraid

You’ve probably heard me say that I like storms. If you haven’t heard me say that, we probably just met. I like storms. The sound of rain. How the clouds open up and the deluge moves toward me. From the time I was little […]

The 2 Simple Rules for the Fruitful Family

I’m a terrible gardener. If you garden, I just don’t understand you. You’re probably a well-balanced person full of self-discipline and good old-fashioned gumption. You look at a patch of dirt and see what beautiful plants could be growing there. […]