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Champions in Christ

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY… “But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.”  2 Corinthians 2:14 ESV This morning I was back in Fort Collins to give a keynote address to about 300 faculty and staff members of the(…)

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Keeping Our Word

For the third year, I am attending a GrandCamp at the YMCA in Estes Park. Riley and Caed are both here, because “Gramps” [Mark] Land from Ohio has joined us. Josh Mulvihill is one of the foremost researchers on grandparenting, even though he his a young dad. It was an honor today to have in(…)

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Being Good

This weekend is my high school 45th reunion. The last one took place just before our move to Fort Collins and my health crisis. It was good to reconnect with many and to find those who have followed my illness and some who didn’t realize what had happened. There were even a handful of us(…)

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Overcoming the World

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….  “For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.” 1 John 5:4 ESV The “world” can be a dangerous place. This is not in reference to health and environmental threats, but to the priorities, values and practices around that(…)

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Worse Before Better

Yesterday was like working the “swing shift.” I started with meetings at city hall at 3 p.m. and returned home at 10:30 p.m. Yesterday afternoon I received a text message from Kathy Underhill, who I had worked with on hunger issues at the capitol. She said, “it was four years ago today that I received(…)

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First Things First

We have had a busy few days. We returned to Denver from Palm Desert on Friday and traveled to downtown Denver for the Western Conservative Summit. On Saturday we attended a birthday party for Carolyn Wilson who attended the church we pastored in Lakewood. Then on Sunday we attended the 50th Wedding Anniversary for our(…)

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