My oldest son was born with Down syndrome, and for a while, all I could see when I looked at him was that diagnosis. Every day I would research more about Down syndrome, telling myself it was to be a better father to my son, but I was really searching for an answer to the … Continue reading Saying Yes
In Colossians 4:2-4, Pauls encourages us to "continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ." From this passage, one can clearly see that it is God's will that … Continue reading Every Moment Holy
Here are some little things we are thankful for this week. What are you thankful for? Parks: 170 wins, 75 losses, a 2.97 ERA, 2 Cy Young awards, 63 complete games, and a 4x league leader in innings pitched are just some of the highlights of a Hall of Fame-worthy baseball career. One night in … Continue reading Thankful This Thursday
Here is what we are thankful for this week: Parks: I am thankful that God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation…” in Genesis 1. I am thankful that with those words, and later with the declaration that it was “good”, God designed a pathway involving hormones, cells, and pigments for us to enjoy this time … Continue reading Thankful this Thursday (11/2/17)
In June, I found myself on the shores of a river in Ukraine after a baptism service. It was beautiful. I was there visiting the boy who is now my son, and I had connected with friends who work at the orphanage where my son lived. They had invited me to this baptism service to … Continue reading But Practically, How Will You Do It?