No Greater Love

Every year, after the summer months of crazy camp schedules, our family takes some down time. We go camping! (Makes sense, right?) Oh, we go to a state or national forest, away from our own camp, phone calls and messages. We just spend time being together, playing games, hiking, biking, fishing, and whatever else is […]

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Thanking You for Your Prayers and a Praise Update

Two years ago in August, I wrote a post called “The Measure of a Good Father,” where I shared how we can’t use our earthly fathers to anticipate the goodness of God, but rather, God himself is the measure for what a good father is. I shared about the rift in my relationship with my […]

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Have You Seen My Child? Lost and Found

I was preparing to head out the door. It was time to meet the co-op truck across town. They only come once a month and my order was pre-paid. I looked around the children in the living room. “Where’s Melody?” I asked my daughter Ella. At 15, Ella is often the one to swing our […]

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Bail Buckets and God Moments

Focus on the Family called me this week, asking for donations to help families who have been hard hit by the pandemic. Last week it was Family Life who called. I hated to tell them no, but the truth is that our family is also feeling the effects of Covid-19. Most camp ministries either closed […]

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2018 Summer Ministry and Family Update

Have you ever had fresh milk that hasn’t been homogenized? The rich cream just rises to the top. It’s the first thing you see, but not the only good thing in the pitcher. That’s what ministry is like. You see the first fruits right away, but you know more evidence of God’s work will float […]

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