Archive | December, 2007

29 December 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Let It Snow …

We woke up to a fresh blanket of snow on the ground today. Beautiful sight!! Started the day with a breakfast of egg nog pancakes and bacon while we watched the snow fall. However, I spent the rest of the morning in bed nursing a bit of nausea. It subsided around mid-afternoon, but was a […]

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28 December 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Post-Christmas Reflections

I am in Homewood, California (west side of Lake Tahoe) with family. We are enjoying the afterglow of our first white Christmas. It’s Thursday (Christmas was Tuesday, for those who lose track of time the week between Christmas & New Year’s) and we are anticipating a good snowfall overnight. The snow has been falling for […]

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25 December 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Merry Christmas!!!

Its 12:07 am Christmas Day and I’m about to hit the sack. Thought I’d just leave a “Merry Christmas” to anyone tracking! I am so grateful for family and friends that have walked through 2007 with me! I am so grateful for Jesus; all He has done and is yet to do on into our […]

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21 December 2007 ~ 1 Comment

12 Days of Christmas 80s Style

Come on now….you can hang out with me for just a FEW minutes and enjoy the fact there are only 4 days left to Christmas! PLAY THE VIDEO!!

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18 December 2007 ~ 1 Comment

Starbucks Saturation

Did you know that in East Simi Valley, there there is one Starbucks for every 9.48 square miles and for every 12,253 people? In West Simi Valley, there is one Starbucks for every 4.24 square miles and for every 7,198 people. How come the west side gets all the good stuff? Want to check it […]

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18 December 2007 ~ 1 Comment

Guest Blogger Debut

I was given an opportunity by a friend to become a Guest Blogger on his blog, ChurchMarketingSucks.com. It’s a blog dedicated “to frustrate, educate, and motivate the church to communicate, with uncompromising clarity, the truth of Jesus Christ.” I love that! You can check out my article here.

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13 December 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Jack Hayford Colorado Shooting Udate

You may have heard that Pastor Jack Hayford, President of The Foursquare Church, happened to have been the Guest Speaker at New Life Church in Colorado Springs on Sunday, December 9. That was the scene of the second church-related shooting in Colorado that day. The shooter in both incidents was 24-year old Matthew Murray. On […]

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10 December 2007 ~ 2 Comments

Colorado Church Shootings

No doubt the news of the next days will be about today’s tragic shootings at New Life Church in Colorado Springs and at the Youth With A Mission Training Center in Arvada. The YWAM event happened around 12:30 am and the New Life shooting happened about 12:30 pm. My only comments at this time are: […]

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06 December 2007 ~ 4 Comments

Pastors on Antidepressants

I read somewhere recently the comment that “it is sad news that 22% of pastors today are on antidepressants.” I can’t remember where I read that, but depression does that to me … hmmm. In processing that comment over the last few days, I have to say that I think the sad news in not […]

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05 December 2007 ~ 1 Comment

Looking & Listening

I’ve been working through a teaching series lately called “Seasons”, where we’ve been looking at how God has set the earth to identify when certain seasons change. Depending on what part of the world you live in, you can tell by the weather when Fall turns to Winter … Winter to Spring … and so […]

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