URGENT: Bring the Howells Back Together for Christmas

Our friend Adam Howell went to Africa a week ago to pick up their newly adopted one year old boy, Judah. Everything is in place as far as adoption paperwork is concerned (Judah is theirs!). Right now, they’re just waiting for their exit visa so they can come home and be with their family byContinue reading “URGENT: Bring the Howells Back Together for Christmas”

The End is – Still – Near

There’s a lot of talk flooding the Web about the End of the World being just days away. My friend and Bible Study leader, Adam has the best response to this: “So the Mayan calendar stopped. The calendar sitting on my desk ends too at the end of December and we’ll keep on going justContinue reading “The End is – Still – Near”

Does Satan Have You Tangled?

It doesn’t take much exploring on my blog to figure out that I’m a huge Disney fanatic. Even now, at 28 I still peek up the mouse’s sleeve to see what he’s got cooking in there. Especially of late, the Magic Kingdom has rarely disappointed. It was a thrilling day in the Toy household whenContinue reading “Does Satan Have You Tangled?”

For Whom the “Bell” Tolls – My Thoughts on Velvet Elvis Part 3

For Part 1, click here. For Part 2, click here. This post will conclude my review of Rob Bell’s Velvet Elvis. …And what does he say about those pastors who do teach the Bible? Luke 11:46 says, “Jesus replied, ‘And you experts in the law, woe to you, because you load people down with burdens theyContinue reading “For Whom the “Bell” Tolls – My Thoughts on Velvet Elvis Part 3″

The Hope of Adoption

Adoption does not have to start at infancy. Here’s a video straight from the kids’ mouths.

The Mover

O supreme moving cause, May I always be subordinate to thee, be dependent upon thee, be found in the path where thou dost walk, and where thy Spirit moves, take heed of estrangement from thee, of becoming insensible to thy love. Thou dost not move men like stones, but dost endue them with life, notContinue reading “The Mover”