Monthly Archives: December 2015

Hang Ten Like Jesus

About a month ago I had a dream about giving someone a hang ten. I couldn’t make out who it was, but I saw my dream-self lit up with joy and that made me pretty happy. For a few days, I kept thinking about the dream–thinking about how naturally I gave that hang ten like […]

A Traditional Christmas

There it went–another jolly Christmas. This year was by far the warmest Christmas I’ve experienced in Georgia. But, unlike the weather, something that did not change was the emphasis on Santa Claus and his magical powers. Santa Claus.  Growing up in my parent’s house, and out of it in general, Santa was depicted as god-like. […]

Fierce Devotion

That longing in the heart of woman to share life together as a great adventure–that comes from the heart of God, who also longs for this. He does not want to be an option in our lives. He does not want to be an appendage, a tag along. Neither does any woman. God is essential. […]

A Letter of Thanks

Dear friends, It’s an overcast day here in Ephesus, Georgia and I’ve many thoughts going through my mind at the moment–many questions and reflections about circumstances and relational dynamics and direction as this year is quickly coming to a close. I am also thinking about the growth Land has made over this past year. On behalf […]

Falling from Grace

“Remove grace from any community and you will soon have quarrels, strife, bickering, manipulation, envy, hatred, and all the other works of the flesh that Paul lists in Galatians 5:19-21. — Paul Ellis, The Gospel in Twenty Questions After reading a chapter from The Gospel in Twenty Questions the Holy Spirit brought to my remembrance Ephesians […]