New Year's Resolution #1
Let’s make something other than body fat our focus in 2013. If you’re like me, you’re doing a lot of reflecting on your life this time of the year. As I think of my hopes for 2013, many of my… Read More
Slow Down, Log Off, And Mourn
If you’re like me, you’ve been trying to keep up with everything happening everywhere, as commented on by everyone. All of us care deeply about what happened in Newtown. All of us care about how the family and friends of… Read More
Sorry Bob Costas, I Disagree.
Sorry, Bob. I disagree. First of all, let me say that I’m every bit as sad and discouraged as Bob Costas by the Jovan Belcher situation. However, I’m also sad because we’re in a day in which a sportscaster feels… Read More
The Whitetail Rut…They're Crazy!
The air almost smells different. It’s the beginning of the rut, a frenzied time of year. They become vulnerable. They run around with their tongues hanging out, making erratic, impulsive decisions that could shorten their lives…or, if they’re lucky, help… Read More
Bowhunting & Debating – Paul Ryan Makes The Connection!
If you like to hunt and fish, you’ve got to admire a politician who approaches a debate like he approaches a morning in a treestand. Let me just say, if I were a whitetail or a politician…I wouldn’t want to… Read More
Is Your Sign Language On Safety?
You know we’re confused about the human nature and where evil comes from when we have a problem with a three-year-old deaf child who signs his name in a way that looks like he’s pretending to hold a gun. (The… Read More
Calvin Miller, Making Choices, and Following Through
I’m feeling sad over the death of Calvin Miller. I not only appreciate his books, but I greatly enjoyed spending a couple of hours with this gracious man. While I was in seminary at Talbot, he was a guest… Read More
Hmmmm…A Sportsman Vice President
In three months we might have a sportsman for our vice president, and that thought thrills me. But I’m aware that it confuses many. Those who don’t hunt and fish tend to struggle with those who do. A man asked… Read More
Hyper-Hobbied, Pursuit-Driven Men
Do you have a work-a-holic or a hyper-hobbied man in your life? Do you want to help him find balance and purpose in life? I’ve had several people ask me what “Man on the Run” is all about…so here’s a… Read More
Put the Pliers Down!
I live on the plains of the Midwest…in hard-working territory. I’m surrounded by determined men and women who can fix just about anything with just a few beads of sweat and a pair of pliers. During my junior year in… Read More