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February 2019

February 2019

A different view “Is this window seat taken?” Due to distressing airline experiences early in my singing career, I developed an ambivalent relationship with flying at 550 mph 40,000 ft. above planet earth. I loved it and hated it. Flight allowed me to share the truth of God’s love with people literally around the world. […]

Jan 2019

Jan 2019

Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Chris Russo! Words fail to describe the delight of seeing Chris and Amy vow to love God and one another the rest of their lives. The thoughtfulness in every detail of the wedding was touching. We loved meeting their dear friends who spent over an hour after the rehearsal dinner to […]

Oct 2018

Oct 2018

Lenses How we view the world and others is through a lens . . . formed over time by many factors such as family, culture, experiences, privileges, information, beliefs, opportunities, etc. As our Innovation team creates tools for Cru’s campus ministry, we desire to view things through different lenses – generational, cultural, ethnic, etc. Nov […]

Sept 2018

Sept 2018

GEN Z Gospel My desire is that every generation would get to hear the gospel presented in a way they can understand, which means we have to speak their language. For months our Innovation Lab team (left) at Cru Indy has been researching the newest generation, Gen Z, kids born 1996-2015. We had an intensive […]

Aug 2018

Aug 2018

Gen Z is in the house! This month millions of college students head back to campus chasing a dream. For some the dream is well defined, for others it is just to survive what is expected of them in hopes of a better future. The first 30 days on campus often sets the tone for the […]

July 2018

July 2018

Bulgaria – from seed to fruit Farming is an act of faith. You work up the ground, you plant the seed, but if the rains don’t come, there will be no harvest or fruit. Jesus made many references to seeds, soil, and harvest. This month I got a sneak peak into spiritual fruit blossoming half […]

June 2018

June 2018

Navigating Grief   June 1-3 Gordon, Nebraska –  What a privilege it was to meet with bereaved hearts in this small community in northwest Nebraska! Friday night I spoke of the importance, and need, for mourning; how we need mourn well to live and love well again as we learn how to integrate our loss living […]

May 2018

May 2018

Comm Lab 2018 My grief counselor friend is writing a book and told me he will be speaking more once his book comes out. One problem, he gets very nervous. He flew from Washington state to attend the Comm Lab. “It is really stretching me. It’s hard but good! This is just what I need.” […]