How Far…

Recently I watched Disney’s hit movie, “Moana,” and if you have not seen it, I highly recommend it.  The movie centers around Moana, the young, soon to be queen, fighting the tension between her own culture’s expectations for her, and a stirring she feels inside that tells her she is something more. I have felt the […]


The question isn’t so much are you parenting the right way as, are you the adult that you want your child to grow up to be? – Brene Brown If you are like most people your life is full.  Full of commitments, bills, activities, events, and responsibilities.  It might even be so full that you […]

Helping Hand

  This past week at church, I started by talking a bit about our love for lone ranger characters.  We love James Bond, Batman, Chuck Norris, Liam Neeson in “Taken.”  We love these characters who have the skills and ability to take on the world all by themselves, without a need for backup or support […]


  For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:39 ESV God’s love is like…how […]

Pain Tolerance

I just saw another commercial for a summer TV series called “Extreme Weight Loss” (I know an original title).  As you scroll through the listing of what people are watching, there are lots of shows based on the concept of transformation.  Transforming our bodies, our marriages, our relationships, our kitchens and our yards.  Each of […]

Time to Start

I want to thank each of you for a wonderful Easter breakfast and service last week.  My first Easter at Trinity was truly a wonderful day of worship, fellowship, and celebrating the resurrection with each of you.  It was thrilling to pack out the fellowship hall for our Easter breakfast and the sanctuary for our […]