Give Thanks!

I have had the great joy and privilege of leading a senior guys bible study every Tuesday night this past semester. It started when they were awkward 8th graders and now they are (mostly) mature young men about to embark on the next stage of their life. Our conversations revolve around the usual topics such […]

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The Prodigal Son: The Reception (Part I)

It was a normal day in the Frazier household. I was stumbling through my attempt at fatherhood trying to be the best version of Jack Pearson, Coach Taylor, Charles Ingall and, let’s be honest, a little bit of Phil Dunphy all rolled into one. While Chelsea was off walking on water somewhere basically being the […]

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Heart Attacks, Falling Towers & the Frailty of Life

“Scott, your brother had a heart attack and it’s not looking good.”  Those were the words shared with me early yesterday morning. In those moments the world becomes molasses – thick, cloudy, and slow. You try to catch your breath and your bearing simultaneously, but it always seems slightly out of reach. You repeat the […]

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The Prodigal Son: The Return

Have you ever woken up in a pig sty? Well, maybe not a literal pig sty, but a metaphorical one. A situation where you have run from God, run from far from home and made a total mess of things? Only to come to your senses and then try to navigate your way back home. […]

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The Prodigal Son: The Runaway – Part II

The Runaway – Part II  Not many days later, the younger son gathered all he had and took a journey into a far country, and there he squandered his property in reckless living. And when he had spent everything, a severe famine arose in that country, and he began to be in need. So he […]

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