Wales, Cornwall, England, Devon, and Czech Republic Trip Part 1

From May15-31, 2018 I began my time in the UK in Caernarfon, North Wales. Trey and Amelia McCain were away from their home in Llanllyfni, about 7 miles from Caernarfon. They opened their home and the use of their car to me. Thus, my first week was spent in the Welshest area of Wales – … More Wales, Cornwall, England, Devon, and Czech Republic Trip Part 1

Post Coachella Update

Here are a few more thoughts after the Coachella Music Festival. I helped Joshua Hanson’s Kingdom Promotions work with non-profit ministry rehab programs. They help men and women both young and old learn to work and re-enter life after drugs and alcohol. 180 men and women worked the festival and raised money to support their … More Post Coachella Update

Coachella Music Fest: The best of the worst of us?

I am working with a friend at the famous Coachella Music Festival, which somehow gets itself listed as the best music festival year after year. This is based upon the music lineup and surprises that come with that lineup. For instance, Eminem was one of the headliners this year, and as a surprise guest, Dr. … More Coachella Music Fest: The best of the worst of us?

Celtic Missional Advent November 29: Your Sacrifices are Not Forgotten

Advent November 29, Saint Sadwrn’s Day Luke 2:36-38 Your Sacrifices Are Not Forgotten “There was also a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived seven years with her husband after her marriage, and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple, … More Celtic Missional Advent November 29: Your Sacrifices are Not Forgotten

Celtic Missional Advent November 28: Fionnchu of Bangor

Advent November 28, Saint Fionnchu’s Day Romans 13:12-14 The Greatest Battle is Against Ourselves “The night is almost gone, and the day is near Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in … More Celtic Missional Advent November 28: Fionnchu of Bangor

Celtic Missional Advent November 27th: God Knows Your Needs

Advent November 27, Saint Cyngar’s Day Matthew 2:25-34 God Knows Your Needs “Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? Behold … More Celtic Missional Advent November 27th: God Knows Your Needs

30 Years of Swimming Upstream? Halloween, Culture and Church Life

For the last 30 years, I have been swimming upstream, but it seems that the tide is changing. Perhaps, I have not been swimming upstream after all. Like the tidal surge that reaches far upstream in rivers like the Amazon, the Severn and the Wye, and the Qiangtang it could be that the river was … More 30 Years of Swimming Upstream? Halloween, Culture and Church Life