The Extraordinary Ordinary: Thoughts on Luke 5:1-11

The Lord has an astounding ability to turn every day, ordinary circumstances into extraordinary moments. We expect God to work mightily in the unique, special, and critical moments of life – weddings, funerals, births, graduation ceremonies, illnesses, family crises (and sometimes combinations of these) just to name a few. However, it sometimes feels hard to … Continue reading The Extraordinary Ordinary: Thoughts on Luke 5:1-11

Facing the Unknown: Thoughts on a New Year

As I write this, I have been reflecting on 2017 and the many things that have taken place in my life, the life of my family and my church, and others around me during the past year. The past year contained many blessings, as well as many challenges. As we shortly turn the page and … Continue reading Facing the Unknown: Thoughts on a New Year