Jesus True and Only

The Songs We Sing: The True & Only One

“And [Jesus] is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.”  - Colossians 1:18 Any time that Jesus is described with a word in the Scriptures, it’s probably really important for us to know what that word means.  Do we realize the significance of that word preeminent?…

Forever Young

The Songs We Sing: Love Back in ’92

J.J. Abrams is one of my favorite directors.  Back in 1992, long before he directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens, one of Abrams’s screenplays was released as a movie called “Forever Young.”  It starred Mel Gibson, who played a pilot named Daniel McCormick. In the story, McCormick’s true love falls into a coma.  Unable to deal with the traumatic circumstances, he decides…

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Can’t Be Undone

Almost weekly during the school year, my amazingly wonderful 7-year old, Levi, challenges the patient side of my brain just as we are frantically heading out the door at 7:39am (yep – I have our school departure time down to a science): “Daddy – my shoes won’t untie no matter how hard I pull on the string!” “Bro – dude – Levi…