John and his grandson, Caleb
This is my first devotional to be published in The Upper Room, and I am thankful to God. I have grown up reading Upper Room, and my dad contributed devotionals occasionally. My dad is gone now, but my family is very excited to see my devotional published, especially my mom.
Pat and Dad
Alexis at age 3 Alexis and Lia today
Turns out, it was a dream. I was walking into the narthex of a very large church, jostled by the crowd surging towards the sanctuary. I muttered to myself, but apparently out loud, “You could get run over here,” to which the person I had just bumped into observed, “Yeah, ...read more
I think one of the reasons I was drawn to today’s topic of whether there’s a “right” way to pray is because I’ve been writing a lot about failure in recent months. I’m one of the co-founders of a new United Methodist ...read more