What We Listen For

“A man and a woman were walking along a crowded sidewalk in New York City.  Suddenly, the woman, who was a zoologist, said, ‘Listen to the lovely sound of that cricket,’ but the man could not hear the sound.  He asked: “How can you possibly hear a cricket, in the middle of all of this noise, and … More What We Listen For

Questions Jesus Asks

The very first person who knew that Lori and I were engaged was the sound guy at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.  It is true.  It was Memorial Day weekend, 1994, and Lori and I had first hiked down from Minnehaha Falls to the spot where the creek enters the Mississippi River.  We were sitting there, by the … More Questions Jesus Asks

Trick Questions

There are things that I wonder about.  Things that keep me up at night…thinking.  Questions and problems that do not have easy answers.  Let me share a few of them with you: Why is it that we park on a driveway, and we drive on a parkway? If nothing sticks to Teflon, how do they … More Trick Questions

Always the Skeptic

Imagine trying to convince someone that you’re alive.  I’m not talking about trying to look alert to your pastor after you’ve fallen asleep during a sermon.  (We see everything up here, by the way…) No, I’m talking about the challenge of actually having to prove that you’re not physically dead. This was the predicament a … More Always the Skeptic