GF-DoubtingThomas

Remembered…Like Thomas?

Good Friday to You, In one word, how would you like to be remembered? Think, ______ + insert your name. Loving Lauren. Courageous Carl. Spiritual Seth. Caring Corrine. I’ll go with Integritous Michael. Hey, if I’m …

Trinae

Best Day Ever

Good Friday to You, The things my kids sometimes say… I guess I shouldn’t be surprised. There have been TV shows built around those “darndest” nuggets coming out of their mouths. Trinae has a new …

Defining Moments 4

Defining Moments

Good Friday to You, This weekend, I have the privilege of teaching what might be my favorite Old Testament story. I hesitate making this statement because of the countless stories of God working in the …

GF-Car

Who’s been living back here?

Good Friday to You, Carol Ann is very neat and organized. Messiness bothers her. She was also raised by a father who has always kept his vehicles meticulously clean. So, when our vehicles are dirty… …

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You Have Not Because You Ask Not…

Happy Friday Everyone! I’ll be honest. One of my biggest struggles as a young Christian revolved around the issue of prayer. Specifically, I had a hard time believing that it really had much of an …

GF-Preaching

You Have It

Good Friday to You, That day seems like both a “lifetime ago” and “not that long ago” all at the same time. A lifetime ago, because in 2005 I was preaching in a suit and …

GF-Semi

Swerve

Good Friday to You, This image represents my favorite personal illustration of “it.” Though you may be a little troubled by my thoughts, you have had related experiences. It happened most frequently back in my …

GF Marathon Training

Reality Sets In

Good Friday to You, December 17, 2016. That was the day reality set in on my most recent personal adventure. My fun plan to go from “couch to Marathon” in 7.5 months was no longer fun at …

GF-Graduation

How Did This Happen?

Good Friday to You, Here we go again! How did this happen? It seems like only yesterday…   As of Thursday night, we officially have two sons who have graduated from high school. I still …

MothersDay

A Tale of Two Mothers

Good Friday to You, On September 7, 1972, Russella Nave officially became a mom. Twenty-five years later on April 25, 1997, Carol Ann Nave officially entered motherhood. This is the tale of my two mothers: …