This past week while on the last leg of our journey to the lower 48 (states) a tragic incident took place in Roseburg, OR. My family and I were driving North on I-5 and just passed through Roseburg when we…

And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done. They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full…

“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” – Colin Powell About a year ago in December, my wife and I started to sense a shift in direction we believe was relating to my…

I haven’t written a post in some time and desire to start again in 2015. Writing in a journal, diary, or blog is a great way to better understand what it is your interested in learning. Writing can also help you…

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. For…

Here is a quick word I’ve been contemplating these past few weeks. Usually when there is a thought I can’t let go of I need to write it out to make sense of it all. What is your first thought…

Therefore, if food makes my brother stumble, I will never again eat meat, lest I make my brother stumble. (1 Corinthians 8:13 NKJV) In the past, I considered the act of resisting something on the basis of someone else being offended as…

A few nights ago I talked to my kids at the dinner table about a certain dirty word. My wife and I agreed before we got married that this specific word would never be spoken in our household or be…

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in…

A quick testimony on the providence and leading of the Holy Spirit. My family and I are awaiting the arrival of our third son. The small Alaskan town we are located in does not have a sufficient birthing facility to…