Archive For July, 2008

Getting Passionate

I remember sitting on the lawn outside the girl’s dorm my sophomore year in college.  We were having a fall revival and one of the professors was speaking, John Castelein.  Over the course of my life, I can probably recall about 6 sermons I’ve heard.  Nothing against sermons, but many of them begin to blend together, while a few of them create an incredible impact engaging the heart, mind, imagination,…

Blood:Water Mission – Getting Involved

I was at the bookstore not long ago and bought a book, “Hope in the Dark” by Jena Lee.  It is a POWERFUL book because the huge number of photos tell a story of the tragedy of AIDS in Africa, the lack of clean water, and yet the hope and healing that is coming by building wells and having blood that is free of parasites and HIV infections is helping…

Had To Put Ole Red Down

I’ve been driving a piece of junk for the last several years… a 1997 Hyundai Elantra.  Why?  Because it was paid for and I didn’t want to take on a car payment.  So, I thought I would drive it until it was a few miles short of dying… well that day came, and I knew I had to put my red Hyundai to pasture and move on to something better. …