God’s idea of the perfect white Christmas and yours may be completely different.

Find out how God changed my family’s Christmas this year, turning it upside down…for the better! My message A WHITE CHRISTMAS, recorded Live@Legacy.

Epic “Christmas Fail”

Epic Santa FAIL

One of my Ghosts of Christmas Past was a bicycle we bought for our first child. She was about 5, and the bike had to be assembled. Sure, I’m not a very handy guy, but how hard could it be? Attach handle bars and training wheels and…voila!  So I set aside Christmas Eve night for […]

Dark Christmas


Have you ever noticed how dark the great Christmas stories are? Scrooge was visited by Marley and three other ghosts, and their warning was basically he needed to change his ways or be forever damned. Tiny Tim (sans the ukelele) was destined to die unless Scrooge repented. Sounds more like a fire-and-brimstone sermon than a […]

The Good, The Bad, and the Grumpy

Cmas fight

One Christmas we were decorating our church lobby, and I was working further inside in the building. A church volunteers came to tell me a man was out front who “wanted a word with the pastor”. I can promise you, these words never bode well for anyone in my profession. So I took a deep breath […]

Photography by Glenn Christopher



Sorry, but I thought I’d take a moment to point out something that’s been bothering me about you. Honestly, you believe a lot of things that I don’t. That’s not the problem, though. It’s not that I don’t respect you or your right to choose your beliefs – it’s just that if I were perfectly […]