How to Be a Better Husband

Today, I want us to focus on an idea that comes up multiple times in the Bible: The idea of God being the husband/bridegroom and us being the bride.  I’ll admit it’s quite tough for me to try to imagine being a woman / wife. But it’s not difficult for me to imagine God beingContinue reading “How to Be a Better Husband”

What Will You Do When All of Your Mentors Fall?

I’ve been contemplating this question for quite awhile. It was probably about 10-15 years ago when my first mentor fell. Let me quickly set the stage and then we’ll dive in: First, we’ll look at where I’m coming from Second, we’ll look at why that matters Third, we’ll look at my past heroes that haveContinue reading “What Will You Do When All of Your Mentors Fall?”

3 Things

Three things I must write, but I’m not at all sure how they go together. I remember nailing my debts to an old rugged cross in a dark room many years ago. I had a dream a few days ago about visiting the underground with a group of guys. Throughout the dream, we rescued peopleContinue reading “3 Things”

The Kingdom of Heaven is like…Working on a Car?

Here’s a link to a resource I greatly enjoyed. See Session 7: Don McClure: **The message starts around the 7 minute mark, I think. Just friendly banter beforehand.** And here’s the dream car I’m working on building, just in case you were wondering:

Love. Sex. God. Pt2

**You can find the referenced sermon at .** In this second sermon, Rick explores the economy of sex. The basic argument is that the price of sex is lower than it’s ever been before. I know, it’s odd for a pastor to talk about sex in economic terms, but you have to understand whereContinue reading “Love. Sex. God. Pt2”