A Moment of Honesty

Friends, When I first started writing this blog, the idea was to allow others to look over my shoulder and see what God is doing in my life.  Right now, I have a ton of work to do and don’t really have time to be writing this, but I owe this to every thoughtful reader….


Hope When All Hope Is Gone

Friends, All through Advent, we’ve been talking about hope here at Journey of Faith. That’s a basic tenant of Advent, hope for the future. Some days, though, seem almost without hope to the world around us. As I write this, I’m watching one of those days unfold. Friday, December 14, 2012 is always going to…


Feeling All Alone?

I’ve been looking around at people rushing everywhere as part of the Christmas season. We were in the mall a couple of times this past week, and it’s interesting how different that place is this time of year. There are crowds everywhere. It’s hard to find a place to park that isn’t a long way…


Breaking the Mentoring Code…One of these Days

Friends, One of my more or less constant areas of concern is mentoring. It’s really been on my mind this week. Last week, I spent 3 days at Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) in San Diego as part of a regional Ministerial Candidates Workshop (MCW). It’s an annual event where we meet with new district…