Posts Tagged "Ministry"

Saving Our Boys from this World

The tree towered over our whole backyard, or at least it seemed. We would climb it to see out across the roof tops and into the far-away yards. It is the tree I remember most growing up, if I think about trees. We called...

How to Care for Your Pastor KOZ Style

So often today folks go to church, have a cup of coffee, joke with some friends, sit and listen, then try to be the first in line at the Sunday lunch restaurant. Now of course there are a lot of folks who also get...

The Victory of Defeat

Hail and rain poured down on my little tent. Even under the tall spruce the heavy rain found littlest places to come in with me. The wind sounded like I was camped at the end of a runway. It roared across the mountains and...

Rewilding the American Child

When I sat on the plane and Mrs. Greaney surprised me with the latest issue of Outside Magazine I was stunned. The full cover read, Rewilding the American Child. Inside author Ben Hewitt laid out an excellent article on bringing back the heart of...

Validating a Boys Heart

We were sitting on the patio of a local restaurant eating our dinner and watching the kids play on a community playground. There was one slide toy that was a pipe like element with handles. The kids could hold the handles and slide across...

Riots, Politics and the Young Man

Men of Honor, Honor all men, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the King. 1 Peter 2:17 I love that scripture. It brings up something inside me, a young warrior spirit, a sense of honor, a desire to do good. I have always felt...

The Morning Heart – A Warning to Men

The mornings are a time of sacred quiet for me. It may sound like I have this ideal spot I go, a big soft chair in front of a huge glass window overlooking a mountain peak. Elk wandering about, blue skies above. No, it’s...

Three Times I Heard Jesus

Men of Courage, Over the last few week Jesus has been talking to me about a lot of things. Now this may sound a bit freaky for guys who don’t know much about God talking to them… but my heart says I ought to...

Long Hard Ride, Mount Up

Men of KOZ, Here we go. The last year has been a whirlwind of good, bad, ups and downs at our home. Loss of loved family members and pets, close family time and incredible moments of joy and laughter. Life on life’s terms living...

I Want To Love The Rain… But…

One of my favorite songs ever is Kevin Fowler’s 100% Texan. The song starts with “Well I love the sound of a rain on a tin roof on a hot summer night, love to hear those hound dogs a-barkin, howlin at the full moon...
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