All Saints Day / Everyday Stewardship

I remember when the first Superman movie came out. It was 1978 and it seemed quite awesome to this 10-year-old boy they were making a movie out of a comic book superhero. Nowadays, the movie landscape has completely changed. There are superhero movies being released all the time. Not only that, superhero culture is now completely … Continue reading All Saints Day / Everyday Stewardship

The Layers of Fall

My wife's favorite time of year is here: FALL. She loves sweaters, the seasonal colors, falling leaves, and of course...PUMPKIN! Pumpkin anything! We did draw the line at pumpkin flavored sausage but besides that, everything seems to be fair game. I like this season as well. Those who know me are aware of my love … Continue reading The Layers of Fall

Members of the Royal Family

Brothers and sisters,we are not debtors to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. For if you live according to the flesh, you will die, but if by the spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live. For those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons … Continue reading Members of the Royal Family

Don’t Forget Your Glasses / Everyday Stewardship

As Jesus was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a sizable crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind man, the son of Timaeus, sat by the roadside begging. On hearing that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, "Jesus, son of David, have pity on me." And many rebuked him, telling him to … Continue reading Don’t Forget Your Glasses / Everyday Stewardship

For Those Who Are No Longer Free

This past weekend, I went to a birthday party for a dear friend and spent time talking to another friend who lost her college-aged son recently to a drug overdose. Our eyes swelled with tears as we reflected on the senselessness of his death. Most had no idea of his addiction. Only a few fellow … Continue reading For Those Who Are No Longer Free

Hidden Treasures

Then he told them a parable. “There was a rich man whose land produced a bountiful harvest. He asked himself, ‘What shall I do, for I do not have space to store my harvest?’ And he said, ‘This is what I shall do: I shall tear down my barns and build larger ones. There I … Continue reading Hidden Treasures

Hanging Out With Jesus / Everyday Stewardship

  James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus and said to him, "Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you."  He replied, "What do you wish me to do for you?"  They answered him, "Grant that in your glory we may sit one at your right and … Continue reading Hanging Out With Jesus / Everyday Stewardship

Lessons from Fantasy Football

I am getting ready to watch Monday Night Football. I am waiting to see if Antonio Brown can bounce back after a less than stellar game last week. I also am waiting to see another Antonio, Antonio Gates of the San Diego Chargers. This will be his first game of the season since he missed … Continue reading Lessons from Fantasy Football