Our journey

The Old Testament is one long journey; it's the comings and the goings of God's people. Trapped and enslaved in Egypt. Eventual freedom, which leads to a long and difficult journey -- difficult enough that at times life back in Egypt seems preferable. Eventual arrival in the land of promise, and the challenges that go…

Learning from Louis

As a part of the work I get to do, I get to learn about some of the challenges and struggles young people face today. There's a lot of hurt and uncertainty out there. It often leads to bad decisions, and more hurt -- which then can lead to an outer shell that is sometimes…

Learning from our mistakes

Today our youngest turns 21. With all of our children now in the "adult" category (whatever that means), I can certainly look back at things I would have done differently. I might be tempted to say -- as some have said throughout history: Mistakes were made. While that's true, it's not true enough. I made…