Fasting

Four years ago, I lost a lot of weight. Our family was vacationing in northern Wisconsin and I brought several books to read; one was on fasting. We love Wisconsin even though it is a twenty-hour, two day drive each way. When we arrive we give ourselves permission to “unplug.” No TV,...

Dirty Hands Jan19

Dirty Hands

Four men arrived carrying a paralyzed man on a mat. They couldn’t bring him to Jesus because of the crowd, so they dug a hole through the roof above his head. Then they lowered the man on his mat, right down in front of Jesus. Seeing their faith Jesus said to the paralyzed man, “My child,...

A Lot Jan04

A Lot

I have read the bible a lot. By read, I mean that I’ve followed along, tried to keep up, underlined and made notes. I have done this sitting, standing, in the dark, outside, in a tent, a cabin and a church bus. I have done it alone, with a friend, in a stadium of 70,000 and at the Washington...

Father Wisdom Nov07

Father Wisdom

A couple conversations with some of the guys at church has led to an effort by Tribes Men’s Work to start acknowledging our men who are becoming fathers. Most guys agree that while baby showers are appreciated, they seldom offer anything that appeals to a masculine perspective. I’ve got...