Red Letter Moments

separating God’s voice from mine

  • My Thanksgiving List

    November 25, 2021 by

    Don’t you think that everyone should be required to wait tables at Shoney’s, IHOP, or Waffle House at least once in their lives? Maybe just for a summer, but these and most other food service-related places give opportunities to see people at their best and their worst. Wouldn’t that type of experience change the culture… Read more

  • Next Gen Family

    November 13, 2021 by

    Recently I was listening to a podcast about what the church needed to do to be attractive to this generation of young adults. Listening to their tactical approach to inviting people to God’s house got me thinking about how much my church has been like a family to me.  January marks the 23rd year since… Read more

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My Thanksgiving List

Don’t you think that everyone should be required to wait tables at Shoney’s, IHOP, or Waffle House at least once in their lives? Maybe just for a summer, but these and most other food service-related places give opportunities to see people at their best and their worst. Wouldn’t that type of experience change the cultureContinue reading “My Thanksgiving List”

Next Gen Family

Recently I was listening to a podcast about what the church needed to do to be attractive to this generation of young adults. Listening to their tactical approach to inviting people to God’s house got me thinking about how much my church has been like a family to me.  January marks the 23rd year sinceContinue reading “Next Gen Family”

Jello to a Tree

“Should we do it?” Anna asked me. “Should we skip putting up the Thanksgiving decorations and dive right into Christmas?” I was wrestling with a 4-foot inflatable pumpkin when she asked, so it took me a moment to weigh the pros and cons of this monumental decision. Before I waded into the profound long-term consequencesContinue reading “Jello to a Tree”