Dear Friends, Last night my wife and I went to a friend’s surprise birthday party. It was a fun time of celebrating her life, but also of meeting her friends, most of whom we don’t know. As we went around the room meeting people, my friend kept introducing me as her pastor - and the response I got was how it is with most folks who meet a “man of the cloth” for the first time: conversations change or stop altogether, handshakes are nervous, I’m offered water to drink - rather than any of the alcohol being served, and people try to escape as quickly as possible. It’s a funny response that I’ve encountered ever since I went in to full-time ministry. And I actually understand it, because if


Dear Friends, Recently I was wandering in a bookstore and noticed a book titled, “Ten Things I Wish The Bible Didn't Say.” I picked it up to see what it was about, and discovered that the author had listed out ten different things the Bible tells us about how to live the Christian life which are very challenging, and therefore, are things that the author wished it didn’t say. I sort of felt that same way this morning, after reading James 1:5-8, which says: “If you need wisdom, if you want to know what God wants you to do, ask Him and He will gladly tell you. He will not resent your asking. But when you ask Him, be sure that you really expect Him to answer, for a doubtful mind is as unsett

Choosing Wisely

Dear Friends, This morning on the drive to work I was listening to the local news station on the radio. It was full of updates on the recent mass shootings in our country, along with reports of how pretty much every politician, celebrity, and public figure has been responding to these horrific acts of violence. And as is usually the case with these types of national tragedies, a lot of the comments and conversation were about why this happened, who is to blame, and how it can be stopped from happening again. And again, as is usually the case with these tragedies, most of the conversation was focused on placing blame on political opponents, or external circumstances, or current laws. The


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Random thoughts and ponderings on life and faith from a recovering sinner.

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Daniel May - husband, father, pastor, grocer, Packers fan, and above-mentioned recovering sinner.

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