It sucks when your Church hurts you…

When I was 13 years old, everyone told me I was going to be a Pastor someday. I was pretty sure that wasn't going to happen, I mean, I was going to play 2nd base for the Detroit Tigers. Then came the day when I decided for sure that there was absolutely NO WAY I…

A Beautiful Post by my wife about Winona’s Death, Moving Forward and the miracle of Kai’s Adoption.

Today is a bittersweet day for me. A year ago we were plowing through the adoption paperwork and checklists to bring Winona Mae home. We had a crib, stroller and had just bought paint for her room and had planned to paint over the weekend! Things were moving forward and we couldn't wait to hold…

Are the Walls of Life Caving in?

Because I'm a Pastor, I hear a lot of not so fun life stories. Not to sugar coat it, but it's hard! On the other hand, I also hear so many 'Only God' stories and it's just awesome. But, in different seasons of life, I go from hearing 'The Walls are Caving in' stories and…

I’ve Never Experience that Kind of Pain

Not sure why, but God has opened up some amazing doors for me to encourage and motivate and educate and hopefully inspire students in schools. But gosh, do I hear about a lot of pain! Students dealing with cutting. Students dealing with bullying.  Students considering suicide.  Parents broken over their kids mistreatment.  Parents hurting because…