Monthly Archives: October 2013

Greek Garbanzo Bean Salad

As the warmer weather is approaching, it is sometimes nice to have a cool, refreshing salad.  This salad looks like it fits the bill nicely.  With all the ingredients, it looks packed with flavor.  It will also give you a … Continue reading

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Be on a Mission This Halloween

We are only a couple of days away from that secular holiday called Halloween.  This holiday in particular can cause a lot of confusion by Christians.  It causes confusion in regards to how Christians, who believe in God can, celebrate … Continue reading

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Prayers for Protection

When I led the Cyclone Chapel service for the Iowa State football team several weeks ago, I wanted to give them a list of prayers they could select from that would be fitting to pray prior to football games. I … Continue reading

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The Little Gifts

Last Friday, when I was standing outside the office I work in, I noticed a very beautiful sight that caught my attention.  It was a cool morning in Ames and almost no wind at all.  The trees had reached a … Continue reading

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God Only Knows

I not going to sit here and tell you that the Beach Boys have influenced music as much as the Beatles did, but in 1966, when their album Pet Sounds came out, everything changed.  Paul McCartney even said that album … Continue reading

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Sweet N’ Sour Cod with Cabbage and Broccoli

Ok, so this sounds like a very strange combination.  I know right.  I thought the very same thing.  The more I looked into all the ingredients, I can see how as strange as everything sounds, it seems to work.  You … Continue reading

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Should We Really Fear the Lord?

We hear the phrase “fear the Lord” a lot, but what does it really mean?  Should we fear God the same way we would fear a murderer or one of the evil characters in a horror movie?  The idea of … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Can Go Back

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to go back in time.  How is that you say?  I will get to that a little later.  Due to a new business opportunity for work, I found myself in the Ft. Worth, … Continue reading

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Rock the Documentary

Admit it:  Sometimes it is nice to just kick back and get lost in the wonderful world of entertainment on the movie screen.  However, there is only so much mindless entertainment that truly satisfies.  But never fear, movie buffs, thanks … Continue reading

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Stewardship: It’s Not Just About Money

Stewardship is one of those old, churchy words that does not seem to get thrown around much outside of church.  You don’t hear it talked about out in our everyday lives.  It is however, a word that is full of … Continue reading

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