Monthly Archives: August 2014

Bad Friends

What makes for a bad friend? Do an Internet search and you will come up with any number of lists of negative characteristics you don’t want to have in your friends. They lie to you. They only care about themselves. … Continue reading

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Bad Words

I’m feeling the pressure. It seems almost impossible to preach this week without talking about the shooting of Michael Brown and the protests occurring in Ferguson, Missouri. In addition, my wife is from St. Louis, so the town and street … Continue reading

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Good Friends

Beth and I wrote our own wedding vows. Watching our daughter get married last month brought back memories of our own wedding and the events around it. One story my wife often tells is how we presented our handcrafted vows … Continue reading

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Good Plans

We had a great plan last Friday. Beth and I would meet our daughter and her newlywed husband, who had been borrowing one of our cars for their honeymoon, at Ikea near the Portland airport. Then we would take them … Continue reading

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