My Wife & Mary

  The first Christmas wasn’t easy. There were the wonderings about the meanings of prophecies and angelic meetings. Hoping your husband doesn’t leave you. Whispers of sexual impropriety and social anxiety. A long travel by foot while 9 months pregnant. Sleeping with animals in a barn. Your first baby born… not at all in the … More My Wife & Mary

I almost quit.

I went to bed after making the Day 1 video of my new series and I felt great about the start and the quality. Then the fear monsters came in when I woke up yesterday. I was beginning a new adventure and the doubt and questions began to rise. Have you been there? It would’ve … More I almost quit.

Christmas with Swedish Astrophysicists and Dusty Books

What would the arrival of the Magi look like in 2015? Let’s hear the original story first: (MATTHEW 2) 1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men[a] from the east came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when … More Christmas with Swedish Astrophysicists and Dusty Books

The Inflammation Generation

Inflammation. You’ve probably had it whether you know it or not. It’s those things that end in “itis.” Arthritis. Pancreatitis. Bronchitis. Tendonitis. Tonsilitis. The “itis” tells us that a body part is swollen or inflamed. It generally causes pain, reduced function, varying immobility, negative side effects elsewhere, and many more possibilities. The thing about inflammation … More The Inflammation Generation


I can’t do that. It’s too hard. This will never be over. What if they don’t like me? What if I fail? I certainly don’t know enough to even try. Have you ever had any of these thoughts or similar ones? I definitely have. I still do. I used to give into them or just … More reframe

Will you be there?

I had a moment of clarity this weekend. My 3-year-old son, Will, and I went on an afternoon hike in the Sierra Mountain foothills while the rest of my wife’s family was preparing dinner. We decided to check out what was behind the condo we were all staying in for the week. As we got … More Will you be there?