The Bible More Than You Expected – Week 3; Lesson 6

One of my friends who is watching these videos told me she feels like I’m giving her a home tour because I keep moving around to different rooms to record the videos – I’m…

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The Bible More Than You Expected – Week 3; Lesson 5

If you felt a little overwhelmed by the content last week, me too.  It was a lot to cover. In researching why people give up on the Bible, feelings of failure and discouragement are…

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The Bible More Than You Expected – Week 2; Lesson 4

Wow, this chapter was action packed. When I started looking at it, the relationship between all the different events and people didn’t show up but upon further DISCOVERY, it was amazing how God knit…

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The Bible More Than You Expected – Week 2; Lesson 3

Among many AHA moments in Mark, Chapter 1 is that it covers the busiest day of Jesus public ministry recorded in scripture. There is only one way to restore/refresh after a busy time like…

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The Bible More Than You Expected – Week 1; Lesson 2

Check out the video for lesson 2 – Luke, Chapter 2.  I think you’ll discover some things about God and about yourself that you’ve never seen before in this very familiar story of Jesus…

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The Bible More Than You Expected – Week 1; Lesson 1

This is the first lesson in a series called The Bible – More Than You Expected.  The series begins with Luke, Chapter 1 and takes us through the life of Jesus.  There will be…

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Level Ground

My friend Connie asked me to write a few thoughts on bitterness and forgiveness and how they relate to finding our people and our place as part of her 31 days series on belonging. …

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Praying for Houston

We have lived in Houston twice in our married life and have many lifelong friends in the middle of the mess called Harvey. One friend who lives here in Wisconsin where I live now…

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Blessed By A Song

Today is my son’s birthday.  Before I even had a chance to get my coffee he texted asking me what time he was born – as I tried to remember I was suddenly back…

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Flying By with a Top Ten List from Speak Up 2017

“This was the BEST conference ever!” as proclaimed by Carol Kent (every year running) but this year, I think she was right!

Here are my top ten reasons why:

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