Posts Tagged "time management"

Daughter Date Night

In less than a year from now, my “little girl” will be heading off to college. I can’t believe that day is drawing near so quickly. As I was looking at my schedule for this year, I decided I couldn’t waste these precious months I have with Hannah still in our home. So, I decided it was important to put a regular date night with her on my calendar. Now, I still intend to keep a weekly date night with my wife, Heather...

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Be Still … and Put Jesus First

“Do you hear what I hear?”  Those are words from a popular Christmas carol.  They remind me of a great blog I read recently from Rev. Dr. Dale Meyer, President of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis.  He wrote the following on November 13th, 2014: “Pay attention to what you hear,” says Jesus in Mark 4:24.  I’ve been thinking about that a lot lately, and my reflections tell me that one reason many people find Christianity...

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MORE Music to My Ears

Last year at this time I wrote about the blessings of our VBS (Vacation Bible School) week here at Faith Lutheran.  I noted that it was “music to my ears” when several children asked me for a Bible of their own. Today I have to follow up with MORE “music to my ears.”  This morning as I was chatting with several of our VBS kids, I recognized one of them as a girl who asked me for a Bible last year.  Before I could say...

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Quality Time IN Quantity Time

The church building was shut down this past Monday and Tuesday due to a storm and power outage.  I worked at home those two days.  You’d think this would have yielded some quality time with my family.  Sadly, this didn’t work out.  I was so busy calling people to cancel events, reschedule activities, beg the power company to have mercy on us, etc. etc., that I probably spent LESS time with my family than usual … even though...

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Life in God’s Way

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