A Walk Through the Sand

October 13th 2015 No comments yet  

BeachI’m on the beach as I write this, at the tail end of a wonderful family vacation. I have spent every waking moment with my parents and brother, but this morning is me time. I walk the beach, picking up a seashell here and a piece of sea glass there, and I ponder life through the lens of this place. Our lives ebb and flow like the surf; our footprints show the path we have traveled, but do not yet mar the way ahead; our sand castles can only withstand the …

Forever and Always, I Love Him

October 8th 2015 7 comments so far  

spencersMy husband of 30 years was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about three years ago. We married when our children were grown, so we have had a lot of honeymoon years—just Lew and me. He is 87 now, and I guess I never expected him to get old, much less expected to face Alzheimer’s with him.

This very vital and dear man has given me so much happiness. We have shared so much together. He is a former race car driver who has raced Cobras, Morgans, Sunbeam Tigers, and others. His lack of fear in the …

What in the World Is Missional Living?

August 28th 2015 No comments yet  

wall watchingGod is at work.

Stop. Read that first sentence again. In a time of distressing developments and cultural confusion, we need the comfort of those four words.  Unclench your jaw. Take a breath. Feel the relief. God is at work.

As I step into my new role as your Pastor of Missional Living here at Stonebriar, the question I field most is: “What in the world is missional living?”

Every time I am asked that question, I am more than happy to respond. Even for the hundredth time. Why? Because the explanation of what “missional living” means begins and ends with those …

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