God tells the prophet Jeremiah, “You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart (Jer. 29:13).” God doesn’t say “you will find part of me.”

Excerpt from “Hide and Seek”


Mondays. For many, Mondays mark the beginning of a new work (or school) week. Maybe anticipated but mostly dreaded it seems, Mondays are a kind of starting over–the weekend is over and the week has begun. As a pastor, Mondays can be a little more complicated. True, they mark a sort of beginning. But for me at least, they include a bit more than that as I think about the day before in a sort of closing of the previous week exercise. Here are some of the things I typically think about on Mondays.

Excerpt from “Monday Musings”