Monthly Archives: July 2016

Those Chip Readers

Anybody else driven mad by the weirdness of the chip readers at stores across this fine continent?  When it comes time to tender your payment, you bust out your credit/debt card with the snazzy and ultra secure chip built in and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Emmy

We now enter a brief period where my wife and I are both the same age, though she carries it much better than me.  Kalamazoo’s own Sweetwater donuts began the day, as they should every day, and before we knew it … Continue reading

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Proverbs 1 [Audio]

Sometimes it helps to listen and listen again.  Here’s Proverbs 1, just the NIV 2011 without any commentary.  I’m working on a new series on Wisdom that will start in August.  Our plan is to read through all of Proverbs … Continue reading

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Fear vs. Faith (Matthew 14:22-33)

I’ve been on a boat but haven’t seen anything as strange as a man walking toward me in the dark, padding effortlessly across the liquid H2O like it were January in Michigan.  It gets cold enough here to freeze the … Continue reading

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Manton, Wednesday PM

Wow.  God is doing great things at Manton Family Camp.  Having received a good 300+ texts in the past two days, I am encouraged by even this glimpse of how much the Lord is stirring us.  I count it a … Continue reading

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Manton, Saturday PM

After making our way home from SkyLodge and spending a night in Portage, it was early afternoon that sent me rocketing north to Manton. I had time to stop at the Manton Truck Show, where  Freightligners and Peterbilts reign, with … Continue reading

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Montello, Wisconsin

Mac and I spent a little time in the city of Montello, Wisconsin, which is the county seat of Marquette County and the home of Sky Lodge.  I have the privilege of speaking at their Family Camp this year.   The … Continue reading

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