Since the new year, my life has been going at a break neck pace. There’s been the work of being a pastor, spending time with my family, kids involved in sports and music, a house renovation, and most recently a busy workshop/training schedule. Now, I know. Some of you are going to come straight to me after service and express your concern, tell me I need to slow down, stop helping so many people, stop doing extra things, focus on what is most important, and so on. Well, the truth is that......
I remember starting the 5th grade. There was some confusion about what teacher I had that year. You see, my teacher had just been married. The previous year, she was Ms Slaughter…not exactly the name you want to see on your Welcome Back to School letter. “Your in Ms Slaughter’s class!” After getting married over the summer, Ms. Slaughter became Mrs. Simple. Pretty dramatic change in names… at least in the mind of a 5th grader. Her class was one that most kids wanted because of a big end of year field......