Wales, Cornwall, England, Devon and the Czech Republic Part 4

There are places, times, events, and even people where are hearts find comfort and feel at rest. These locations, times, events, and people represent hints of heaven. The Apostle Paul spoke of being “strangers and pilgrims” on this earth, and when we experience moments and places that feel more like home than home itself, we … More Wales, Cornwall, England, Devon and the Czech Republic Part 4

Wales, Cornwall, England, Devon, and Czech Republic Trip Part 2

Update June 1-17, 2018 This is the second update on my UK trip. I last communicated toward the end of the first two festivals at Hay-on-Wye. I had lost my hat after the Philosophy festival, and was working at the Hay Literary and Arts Festival. As I packed up and headed for breakfast on my way … More Wales, Cornwall, England, Devon, and Czech Republic Trip Part 2

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?

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

Festival Micro-Church Planting: UK 2016

One month until we head to the UK. The 5-6 week outreach involving three festivals, and preparations for future events in North Wales is now in its second year. An art installation at one festival, philosophy/theology discussions and debates at two others, dream interpretation and spiritual healing ministry at all events, and ongoing ministry to … More Festival Micro-Church Planting: UK 2016