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He’s Never Even Dropped a Pizza!

(This is a repost from several years ago, I pray it will encourage you today!) Earlier this week I was drying my hands in an airport restroom when I overheard a conversation between a father and his two-year-old son. Dad was handling diaper duty and he had placed his son on one of those flimsy,…


Random Stuff About Blizzards

In case your wondering—YES—we still love New England, blizzards and all. In SoCal we had earthquakes and sand-storms. In the south there are hurricanes and twisters. In the north east, hurricanes and snow. There’s stuff to love and stuff to live with, no matter where God takes you—right? It’s all in your attitude… For the…


My Christmas Day Train Wreck

I have recurring Saturday evening nightmares. I think it’s a part of being a song leader or church service director. But today topped them all! First some background: At least once a month, and some times more frequently, I pillow my head on Saturday evening only to be tormented all night by some nightmare experience…


A Thief With Principles

You may have seen this. My son found it and passed it along to me. It’s a true story that makes for a humorous but powerful illustration of how the human heart can rationalize sin. Perhaps you can use it. Dennis Lee Curtis was a thief who was arrested in 1992 in Rapid City, South…


Lucky Bus Drivers!

Sign found at a Burger King in Central California. Sort of like a frequent flier club for bus drivers—aren’t they lucky! I sat in this section—even though I’m not a bus driver. It was AWESOME!


A Funny Reminder to be Thankful!

Several weeks ago, a dear friend sent me this story and the encouragement that follows. I repost it here, on Thanksgiving Day in hopes that it will encourage you. Two old friends met each other on the street one day.  One looked forlorn, almost on the verge of tears.  His friend asked, “What has the…


Overworked or Under-Appreciated?

In today’s staff meeting, Dr. Mark Rasmussen shared this humorous and sobering reminder of how good we really have it! I’m not sure of its source, but it’s a great reminder! If you ever start to feeling overworked, over-regulated, under-leisured, under-benefited—take heart. This notice was found in the ruins of a London office building. It…


10 Random Lessons from Vacation

God just gave our family a wonderful vacation together. We spent time with family and friends on the East Coast—particularly New York. In looking back over the trip, I thought I would share some lessons learned—mostly serious, and some not so serious. The list could be longer, but for the sake of brevity—here goes: 1….


Groundbreaking Time Management Starter Kit

Only for Those Looking for a Simple First Step Towards a More Productive Life Ok—this one is just for laughs, but I couldn’t resist! This past Sunday our Pastor’s son, Larry Chappell, preached a message in our PM service and used this photo from Skymall magazine as a part of an illustration of ridiculous products….


Sweet Revenge on My 17 Year Old!

Stuff I’m Planning to Do to My Son’s Car—Now that He Has One! Well, I’m officially old! My seventeen-year-old son now has a car and this post is strictly for your comic relief! Lance worked hard and saved, and it was a joy to help get a car for him as a graduation gift. It’s a…


Learning to Laugh With and At Each Other

A Little Helpful Insight from Our Family Antics Yesterday, a little after noon, we finally loaded up in the car and began our traditional, annual family trek to Northern California for Thanksgiving. We’ve made this trip eighteen times now, so we’ve gone from “middle-of the-night-driving” with kids in diapers to “middle-of-the-day-driving” with kids watching Buzz…

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