Everyday Stewardship Reflections

Singing Good Vibrations Unto the Lord

When my wife was pregnant with our first child, I remember putting headphones on her stomach and playing classical music and the Beach Boys so my unborn child could develop […]

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Never Let the Water Run

In this Year of Mercy, I have been trying to reflect (and practice) more on the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy.  The current water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan* […]

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Something Beautiful

I love the way my children sometimes clean their rooms. They will take all their stuff that is out and covering everything and shove it their closet and under the […]

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Stewardship is Everything

I often tell people perhaps my favorite author on stewardship is usually not thought of as a stewardship writer at all: Catherine Doherty. She was like a Russian Canadian Dorothy […]

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Goliath! You Are Going Down!

I remember one Vacation Bible School I planned in the past years having David and Goliath roaming around all day and David had a chance to slay Goliath over and […]

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Sweet Jesus, It’s Cold!

I cannot believe how cold it is here in North Carolina this morning. 14 degrees! We are not well equipped for that kind of cold around here. Winter weather is […]

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Surprised By God – Again!

After a pretty mild winter in England we are suddenly experiencing a cold patch that reminds us that it is winter. Last week I had a full ‘to do’ list […]

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These People Are Gifts

When I look back over my life I see so many people who played an important role in my becoming who I am today. Some of them taught me about […]

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Don’t Stay In Bed!

This morning, I called my youngest son THREE TIMES to get up and get ready for school. Do you think he got up and ran to me saying, “Here I […]

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Making Your Mark on the World

Yesterday was my daughter’s 16th birthday. What a time to reflect on all the years that have gone by, looking at photos, telling stories. She is now on the cusp of […]

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Recapturing Baptism

When Jesus sought out the Baptism of John, it was not the same baptism that you and I receive. There was no sin to wash away and no dying and […]

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All You Need is Love

Every Christmas morning, as everyone takes turns opening presents, we play Christmas music in the background as the soundtrack for the event. This year I can’t be the only one […]

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