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Surfing the Bore Tide

Bore Tide – Turnagain Arm, Alaska – June 1995 On my honeymoon with Heather to Alaska we had the privilege to witness a pretty cool phenomenon of nature, the Bore Tide in Turnagain Arm. This is a wave of about five to ten feet in height that surges down this narrow and shallow bay. As high tide rolls in from the ocean, the water is forced as through a funnel into a narrow space, producing a rapidly progressing wall of water....

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Read the Bible with a Family Focus

In January of 2021 I undertook a huge project. I challenged the members of my congregation and many friends to read through the entire Bible in two years. I committed to writing a half-page commentary on the material for the coming week for all 105 weeks of the plan. As I wrote, I especially focused on God’s plan for the family that is ALL THROUGH the Bible. It was a daunting task. The devil tried to get me to stop. COVID continued to...

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Thanks for a Great Event!

Heather and I want to thank the awesome couples from St. Luke LCMS in Haslett, MI and Heart of the Shepherd LCMS in Howell, MI who joined us last weekend for a fantastic Marriage in God’s Way retreat. It was great to see couples who are seeking to live out the love of Jesus in their marriage. It was a joy to give them simple tools from God’s Word to help them move in that direction. The Lord will surely bless each of these couples,...

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FEAR or CARE?

FEAR is NOT dictating my life. ... I act in CARE for others, sometimes even wearing a facemask if it means I can share Jesus with them.

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Life in God’s Way

How Marriage in God’s Way Shapes a Complete Christian Worldview