perspective

No Touring Here

Photo by Jennifer Hopper This is my first summer not touring in 13 years. We’ve kindly declined every conference and event request for speaking or leading worship, and it seems our fields in Europe are resting. As a result, we’re enjoying one another’s company as a family, and the seafaring Read more…

sailing

Diving For Lost Treasures

I lost my anchor yesterday. One minute I had cleated off the line as I have a hundred times before. The next minute I’m noticing we’re drifting far from where we’ve anchored. I step lively to the bow and… …nothing. The anchor, chain and 200-feet of line are completely missing. Such is Read more…

culture

Northern Lights

My iPhone went crazy. Text messages, voice mails. “Look up at the sky!” Not sure what others saw along our latitude, but northern NY had a brilliant display of the aurora borealis. And I only caught the last 5 minutes. This is the original, unaffected shot I took on my Read more…