Soul Care: Reflecting Through God’s Eyes

Soul Care: Reflecting Through God’s Eyes

“I am going to do it anyway…” Not to put all the blame on God, but he did make me this way. That statement is not one I often recommend falling back on, but sometimes the process of Spiritual Formation isn’t about learning something new, but instead taking something...
Soul Care: Can we be friends?

Soul Care: Can we be friends?

There was a time in my life several years ago when I was talking to my wife about how I wasn’t sure if I had any friends who weren’t teenagers. When you spend so much of your “free time” hanging out with teens as a youth worker, it easily...
When is a Leader Ready to Lead Leaders?

When is a Leader Ready to Lead Leaders?

Releasing wild animals is a fascinating concept. In Montana, we live, work and play on the grounds claimed by all manner of animals. From the cuddly ones that can’t decide which way to run and end up flat on the highway, to the ones that taste great and the ones that...
How is Your Soul?

How is Your Soul?

No one sets out to diminish the health of their own soul… but let’s face it — it happens. – soulcare.com This June I will have been in full time pastoral ministry for 20 years. I love my calling and have enjoyed the highs of ministry and managed to stay sane...
Everyone Needs a Don

Everyone Needs a Don

Even though I am too young to have watched this show myself, I know that the Lone Ranger was full of it. First, being a lone ranger is dumb. Second, the dude was a liar… He wasn’t “Lone,” he had that guy Tonto to help him out. If even the Lone Ranger couldn’t do the...