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Connecting to Impact · 1d ago

Settling for Help, Longing for Change

One night I had a dream… I watched as Jesus walked up to a person who looked worn out. The sweat was dripping from his forehead and cheeks. Jesus, having compassion, tore off a piece of His...
Connecting to Impact · 3d ago

We All Fall Down

Many ago now, our family took a vacation in Lake Tahoe over the Labor Day weekend. It was only about five days, but the price was great (off season) and we were able to get out of town for ...
Connecting to Impact · 1W ago

It’s Spring Break! Party on!

But don’t party too hard, of course… This weekend I got the privilege to minister alongside my family in Holdenville, OK. We had a great time and felt God move in some wonderful ways. As we...
Connecting to Impact · 2W ago

5 Lessons from Cleaning a Hacked Site

Yesterday I got a Google alert that one of the sites I maintain had been compromised with spamming links: it had been hacked. Fixing this stuff is probably the least enjoyable part of being ...
Connecting to Impact · 2W ago

Becoming the Invisible Man

John Cotton, a Puritan preacher who lived in the 16th and 17th century, had some interesting points to consider about musicians and worship leaders. One such point is that while New Testame...
Connecting to Impact · 3W ago

Training Your Eyes

For a period of time when I was a kid, every mall seemed to have a kiosk or booth set up selling this crazy looking computer-generated artwork. I think there may have been multiple brands (o...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

Lessons (or Anti-Lessons) from Reality TV

There are days when I shoot for deeper, more profound topics. With “reality TV” in the title, you can probably guess today is not one of them. Obviously, reality television is a broad spect...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

Loving Schedules or Loving People?

I seem to be stuck on the idea of time this week, but I like schedules. I like knowing where I’m supposed to be and when I’m supposed to be there. Living with and trying to meet the needs o...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

The Changing Value of Time

Why is it that when you’re younger and have more time to do things properly you rush through it and when you’re older and have such limited time you usually make the effort to do it right? ...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

The Height of Extravagance

I’ve been centered on the Jesus’ parable of the prodigal (Luke 15:11-32) for a little while now. I even mentioned it in my last post, but even though we normally center this story on the you...