Nature of a Servant

Former teacher and youth pastor, now radio talk show host. I have a passion for social justice and making sure my kids get out of the house on time.

For Nathaniel ~ Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

He was known by many names. Nathaniel. Nathan ....more

I learned Why Christian? and It Had Nothing To Do With The Conference.

Many of you know I attended the Why Christian? conference in Minneapolis last weekend. This intimate get-together of over 1000 people was a time to listen to speakers – women, some gay some not, some pastors, some not, some once men, most not, all Jesus lovers – share perspectives about why they still called themselves Christian as many of the “Christians” in the media and evangelical world are fighting against them ....more

Free To Be You and Me

There’s a land that I see where the children are free. And I say it ain’t far to this land from where we are. Take my hand ....more

To Those Sick Of Hearing About Essential Oils

Before we start our time together, please know...more


A couple of weeks ago, I had a breakdown. Well, not really a breakdown. More of a meltdown ....more

40 Answers Why I, A Christian, Wave The Rainbow Flag

For The Gospel Coalition, Kevin DeYoung wrote a post entitled “40 Questions For Christians Now Waving Rainbow Flags.” At first I was excited! I thought it was another BuzzFeed quiz. Sigh ....more

45 Lessons I’ve Learned In 45 Years

1. Don’t commit to too many things. You will not do your best and will end up disappointing someone. 2 ....more

In Defense of Teachers

Facebook Post We’ve started the first week of summer vacation here in the Portland, OR area. I know what you’re thinking. Oh, I wish I had the life of a teacher ....more

The Good News This Week…June 13

Sharing some good I found this week. Sharing a Moment: Last day of school pics. I’ve never seen them happier to get on the bus ....more

What Would Jesus Say About Your Social Media Interactions?

This message is to the Christians on social media, those posting all thoughts on social media, those arguing with other Christians on social media: Are you quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow become angry? (James 1:19) No, I didn’t think so. And I haven’t really demonstrated this either ....more