Why we all need to Abide

There are so many promises connected to this “abiding principle.” I will be fruitful if I abide. I will experience all of Christ if I abide. I will be more effective praying if I abide. IF I abide, THEN I will enjoy a productive and rewarding Christian life.

Crown Financial Ministries Career Direct Assessment Job Search Tools

Did you know Crown Financial Ministries offers an online professional quality career interest inventory assessment program? You get the basic results for $25 and more in depth results if you are willing to pay more. As a pastor I often get asked to pray for people's job situations and often recommend tools like this to …

Judged a Lemon?

As I was sitting in the waiting area getting my tire repaired at Belle Plaine Coop Tire I picked up this book “Lemons: The World’s Worst Cars” and it had the stories and pictures of cars from the past that turned out to be not so great. It included flying cars that eventually crashed, the …

Thankful for Great Beginnings in Pastoral Ministry

I was cleaning out some files and found this newspaper clipping from my first full time ministry opportunity (1996). So thankful to Pastors George Kalb and John Fuller (now pastor of https://www.prairielakeschurch.org) for giving me the opportunity and teaching me so much. I've been serving in different ministries for 24 years and there are other …