Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

Month June 2014

Recommended: The Cove

A review of The Cove, the retreat site of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Training Center.

Old journals and new journeys

Reading old journals on a personal retreat provides confidence for paths ahead.

The Nelson connection

It’s a blessing and a little surreal to be able to serve in a church with an “old” friend. Welcome Neal Nelson to Northstar Church in Blacksburg, VA!

Photo: Waffle House with my minions

The kids and I grab a quick lunch before I head out for a personal retreat for a few days.

Cable boxes, tv tuners and pong

Today’s enthusiasm for new technological advances and devices is not greater than yesteryear’s. Consider three devices: the cable device, Pong and TV tuners.

Fret not

Is it time to hit the “impeach button?” Or is it a time to wait and support the President? This post examines the Bergdahl scandal in light of how one should respond with a Christian worldview to discontent with the administration.

Reflections on Montenegro

I’ve been back in the States for a few days now from a trip to Montenegro with friends. Carolyn and I celebrated our 22nd wedding anniversary on Friday by eating (for the first time) at the famed Palisades Restaurant. It… Continue Reading →

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