Monthly Archives: July 2019

Follow Her Lead

History has been made in the Free Methodist Church as we have finally elected our first female bishop ever.  A whole new board of three bishops (also counted as a roster of bishops, a basket of bishops, and a battery … Continue reading

Posted in Free Methodist | Leave a comment

Bounce House!

Our first turns 15 today.  When she turned 13, I was shocked to suddenly become the parent of a teenager.  Several years later and I’m all in as the dad of a teen.  Lexi is, of course, a different kind … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Leave a comment

Outside Outlet

Today has been consumed by the quick job of installing an electric outlet.  New work, outside.  20A.  120VAC. A job like this will usually take about an hour, maybe two if you hit a snag. If you hit several snags, … Continue reading

Posted in personal growth | 1 Comment

The Role Radio Now Plays

I’ve been listening to a local college FM radio station for a few months now: WIDR 89.1 out of Western Michigan University.  https://www.widrfm.org/ WIDR is a student-run grab bag of miscellaneous alternative, jazz rock, progressive, post-progressive music.  Haven’t heard a … Continue reading

Posted in Musician Helps | Leave a comment

Remembering Ross Perot

Today, between meetings and a walking lunch, I noticed that billionaire and former presidential candidate Ross Perot died.  Upfront confession: Ross Perot hasn’t crossed my mind in a long time.  Hearing the news brought a jumble of thoughts to my … Continue reading

Posted in Child of the 80's, Hot Topics | Leave a comment

Vacations

Vacations are difficult because it takes work to rest.  Saturdays were the best when I was a kid — waking up at the regular school time only to realize that there’s no school always made my legs tickle.  Back to … Continue reading

Posted in formed, Leadership, Ministry, personal growth | Leave a comment