Fabulous Friday

It’s been awhile since I’ve been able to do a Fabulous Friday post.   Here’s what’s going on… Made banana bread this morning and let Mick lick the beaters.  He officially has a fetish for bananas now. It was perfectly overcast for my 5 mile run this morning I wrote this post this week at Gifted […]

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You Just Never Know

This week has been a really special week for me.  I was able to reconnect with an old friend who I haven’t seen in several years. We parted ways because of circumstances really beyond either of our control… some other people in our lives made decisions (poor ones) that resulted in my friend needing to […]

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No More Stinkin’ Policies

As part of a quickly growing church, it seems like we encounter new challenges every single day.  From human resources to safety issues to legal questions to staff communication process, etc. And many times the gut reaction is to create a new policy to create rules and guidelines for handing whatever new challenge has come […]

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No More Stinkin' Policies

As part of a quickly growing church, it seems like we encounter new challenges every single day.  From human resources to safety issues to legal questions to staff communication process, etc. And many times the gut reaction is to create a new policy to create rules and guidelines for handing whatever new challenge has come […]

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Over-Thinking

Summing it all up, friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious— the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly; things to praise, not things to curse. Philippians 4:8 The Message I am a victim of my own mind sometimes.  I […]

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Glimpse

Have you ever found yourself wondering…What happens when we die? Do we just go to sleep? Is Heaven real? If it is, why would we want to go to a place we hardly know anything about? And if we do believe in Heaven, does that mean we believe in Hell? Would a loving God send […]

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Create the Map!

Human nature is to need a map.  If you’re brave enough to draw one, people will follow. Seth Godin from Poke the Box The first thing I do when I’m in a new city is get a map.  I have this desperate need to get my bearings; to understand where I am in relation to […]

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Beautiful Things

All this pain I wonder if I’ll ever find my way I wonder if my life could really change at all All this earth Could all that is lost ever be found Could a garden come up from this ground at all You make beautiful things You make beautiful things out of the dust You […]

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Cross Point is Hiring!

One of my favorite things about my job is building a great team.  I love our amazing staff.  We’re a very small team for a large church, but there is a camaraderie and loyalty to each other that is very special (I might… just might be a little biased 🙂 ). I’m excited to share […]

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Our Lives Are Not Our Own

A few weeks ago I had the wonderful privilege of taking a trip to Paris, France with my sister. For seven days we wandered that magnificent city taking in all the sites, sounds, scents and sensation of rich history and culture. We meandering down cobblestone streets passing flower shops, bakeries, wine & cheese stores. We […]

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