How to Thrive in an Empty Nest

Regardless of our attempts to ignore it, our nest will be empty soon.  Nova and I have both spoken to other parents who have walked this path before us.  I realize that very family situation is unique.  We are the parents of one daughter who will graduate from high school in May.  The plan this Fall is […]

Preparing for Empty Nest

Just Plain Cranky

My mother was from a rather large family. Hence I was blessed with a lot of aunts. And bless their hearts, several of them used to get together with my mother at least once a month, getting together meaning  going shopping at the local mall, topped off by doing lunch. My work being only a […]

7 Lessons from Two Decades of Ministry

It’s hard to imagine that this year I have had the humbling opportunity to serve in full-time vocational ministry for 22 years.  During this time God has blessed us with serving some amazing churches in Tennessee, Texas, and Florida.  I have always strived to be a learner.  Rick Warren once said that “leaders are learners.” […]