Monthly Archives: April 2009

Chapter-a-Day Job 8

It's plain that your children sinned against him— otherwise, why would God have punished them? Job 8:4 (MSG) My brother likes to relate a story from childhood about he and my sister sitting on opposite ends of a room in the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Job 7

"And so I'm not keeping one bit of this quiet, I'm laying it all out on the table; my complaining to high heaven is bitter, but honest." Job 7:11 (MSG) On Wednesday night, my daugther Taylor and I had a daddy-daughter date. … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Job 7

"And so I'm not keeping one bit of this quiet, I'm laying it all out on the table; my complaining to high heaven is bitter, but honest." Job 7:11 (MSG) On Wednesday night, my daugther Taylor and I had a daddy-daughter date. … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Job 6

And you, my so-called friends, are no better— there's nothing to you! One look at a hard scene and you shrink in fear. Job 6:21 (MSG) Going through a divorce is painful in a myriad of ways. As I reflect back on … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Job 5

"So, what a blessing when God steps in and corrects you! Mind you, don't despise the discipline of Almighty God! Job 5:17 (MSG) I'm a huge fan of the Minnesota Vikings (thank you for your pity). I grew up in the 70's in the era … Continue reading

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Easter 2009

This past Sunday was one of the most quiet Easter Sundays I can remember, and that is a very good thing. Wendy and I both worked tech at church. Our church has two large worship centers. There is the sanctuary, … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Job 4

You yourself have done this plenty of times, spoken words that clarify, encouraged those who were about to quit. Your words have put stumbling people on their feet, put fresh hope in people about to collapse. But now you're the one … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Job 3

Why didn't I die at birth, my first breath out of the womb my last? Job 3:11 (MSG) This past weekend, Wendy and I were visiting friends. There were two little guys about two years old running around and I had fun … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Job 3

Why didn't I die at birth, my first breath out of the womb my last? Job 3:11 (MSG) This past weekend, Wendy and I were visiting friends. There were two little guys about two years old running around and I had fun … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Job 2

[Job] told [his wife], "You're talking like an empty-headed fool. We take the good days from God—why not also the bad days?" Job 2:10 (MSG) This past Sunday, the message in worship was about not being anxious and being content in every circumstance. … Continue reading

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