Some rocks are bigger than others. None are worth dragging around. All work amazingly well as material for altar construction. If you hear God speak today, build an altar.

Happy Birthday Tyler David Martin

Today is a day for celebration. In particular, I celebrate the birth of our son, Tyler David. Twenty-five years ago, he made his entrance. It was a really happy day. In fact, it turned out so well, we decided to have two more kids. Next there was Christina Marie and then came Kari Sophia. We […]

Are we there yet?

I was preparing to speak last week and I realized something. Or maybe I was talking to Beth about what I was going to say. Which is a big part of how I prepare to speak:-) Here’s what I realized. I’m always (yes always) fixated on “GETTING THERE.” “GETTING THERE” is the point. The arrival […]

I Have Decided To Follow Jesus…so I Fight.

“This went on day after day until Paul got so exasperated that he turned and said to the demon within her, “I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.” And instantly it left her. Around midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other […]

Stand firm. Stand down.

Acts 13 “He had ATTACHED himself to the governor, Sergius Paulus, who was an intelligent man. The governor invited Barnabas and Saul to visit him, for he wanted to hear the word of God. But Elymas, the sorcerer (as his name means in Greek), INTERFERED and urged the governor to pay no attention to what […]