Dog Blog

My parents named our dog “Heinz” in reference the Heinz catsup slogan, “57 varieties.” They figured our friendly mutt had 57 varieties of dog coursing through his veins. I have …

A Thousand Year Therapy Session

CLICK HERE! A Thousand Years feat. Alison Brook I’m talking about the millennium, that thousand-year period after Jesus comes, before the earth is finally made new. It will be a powerful, …

Love Babies

She doesn’t even know my name, but Eden Snell lights up my life. Born to Pastor Nick and his wife Deanne, who happens to be my office manager, she’s the …

Intentional Dating

For many years I’ve actively advocated for sexual purity. Experiencing sexual love both the world’s way and God’s way turned me into a riotous supporter of God’s kind of romance. …

The Almost Car Crash

The first of three weekends speaking at the Michigan Adventist Women’s Retreat came off miraculously, beautifully, stressfully. Here is the unvarnished, authorized account of my journey: I hopped on a …

I’ll Take Marriage

Mike regaled me with gifts this Christmas: a coat from Land’s End, new cookware, dress gloves, and, to top it off, a two-night stay at the Marriot in Lancaster, PA. …

My Brother the Ironman

Dear Friends, Today my 51 year-old brother completed the Cozumel, Mexico Ironman triathlon in 13 hours, 23 minutes, and 36 seconds. He finished 1069th among the nearly 2500 competitors and …

Maddie

Meet Madison. She’s my daughter Alison’s dog, on loan to me until Alison finds a permanent residence. Someone abandoned her in a hotel room (not Alison, the dog), and a …