Trapped, part 2

Growing up, we always vacationed in Colorado. Other members of my mom’s family would join us. We all adored the mountains. We would hike, fish, play cards and visit while enjoying the amazing views. At six, I began to collect rocks and minerals, a hobby I enjoyed into manhood. The beauty of crystals particularly captured …

Message To Those Caught In Ashley Madison from a former adulterer, Part 2

I wasn’t buying the magazine anymore or even picking them in the store and rarely messed up on the computer. And yet it was not enough, I still lusted in stores, on the street and in the gym. I tried a new technique, “bouncing my eyes” but its effect was pretty limited, at least for …

Message To Those Caught In Ashley Madison from a former adulterer

I’m sure so many in churches today were reeling from shock in the aftermath of scandal and your involvement in it. You may have resigned as Pastor, minister, and other church leader or are expected to after the list came out and someone realized you were on it. Or you may be waiting for that …

How Should We React To Ashley Madison?

How Should We React To Ashley Madison? August 29, 2015 I just read “My Pastor Is On The Ashley Madison List”, Ed Stetzers most recent response in Christianity Today to news that has the Christian world reeling. According to the article, likely hundreds of Pastors and Ministers will be resigning this week after being outed …

Visit to Hawaii, Part 2

   This picture was taken of the North Shore of Kauai from Captain Andy’s tour boat. The weather was very cooperative, so we traveled farther up the coast than typical. Saw the sights and even had an introduction to snorkeling.    While in Lihue we met Bruce Baumgartner, pastor of Calvary Chapel there. We enjoyed …

Man Of Steel, part 2

Before going to see Man Of Steel, I saw the trailer which begins with a scene from Krypton. Superman’s Mother, Lana says “He will be an outcast, they will kill him.” His father, Jor el (played by Russell Crowe) says “How? To them, he will be a god!” Upon seeing this trailer I was offended. …