My One Word in Afghanistan

We recently got this photo and email, and it made our day.   Dear Mike,   I really enjoyed the book. I recently returned home from Afghanistan and I’m going to share it with my...

Our One Word for Moms: GRATEFUL

Around Port City Community Church we say that the purpose of the family is for our children’s children to know God as God. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms (and grandmothers and...

HAVE YOU TRULY DECIDED?

  Earlier this week Mike posted how he let his one word SHAPE determine his approach to Valentine’s Day. Davene of the blog Spilled did as well, you can check out her post here. Davene...

LETTING YOUR WORD INTERRUPT

Last week was especially difficult. I had to write a funeral service for a young mother of two. The honor of preaching a funeral in such tragic circumstances is among the most precious of...

Stop and Give Thanks

It would be an understatement to say I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. What did you expect? After all, the holiday is centered on my two biggest interests: food and football....

A Growing Soul

Another lazy Sunday afternoon in the fall finds me camped out on the couch with a belly full of appetizers watching a football game. With the kids quietly playing up in their room and my honey do...

Ripple Effect

Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy once said, Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. In your ten months interacting with My One Word, I hope youve come to terms...

Stopping To Give Thanks

The rumble in my tummy is just my stomachs way of reminding me how excited it is for Thanksgiving. It doesnt have to worry because my brain already got the memo. Visions of sweet potatoes and...

Nudging The Scales

Some writing assignments prove to be a bit more daunting than others. Explaining the concept of leverage and the role it should play in the life of a disciple is one such challenging task. To...

A Growing Soul

Another lazy Sunday afternoon in the fall finds me camped out on the couch with a belly full of appetizers watching a football game. With the kids quietly playing up in their room and my honey do...