Conversations That Matter

What we do matters in life – everything we do matters.  My hope is we will find ourselves living into an ever improving story. May our words & actions encourage that all the more.

Victory

The first Sunday of May the nice folks of Spokane host the Lilac Bloomsday Run. Fortunately, or unfortunately, I found myself in Spokane that day with my bride, so we decided to participate with 40,000+ other thrill seekers and take on the 12k. Turns out it was little...

Coming up for air

Hello again.  I’ve been off the radar for a while, as far as being engaged with posting things to the old blog-machine.  In fact, I forgot the login password and had to solicit the help of some my super smart friends to help me figure that out (apologies if I didn’t...

A Young Life Story – Kyle Eberth

Some folks are “black and white” type people. Kyle Eberth describes his life journey beginning that way. A fun and friendly, well-liked kid with a strong sense of right and wrong, Kyle fit nicely into a system where things could be logically explained and clearly...

A Young Life Story – Craig Hooper

Hey Hoop! What’cha doin tonight a couple of his buddies hollered at him from across the way? Craig Hooper was a 19 year-old kid at PLU when a few friends from the football team invited him to come to his first ever bible study. It was a pivotal invitation for this...

A Young Life Story – Bill Dooley

“Bill, you’re going to have to choose.” – God That’s how Bill Dooley remembers the stirring in his heart some 35-ish years ago as he considered life with one foot in the world and the other in pursuit of Jesus. Bill has been on Young Life staff for almost two...

A Young Life Story – Corey DeBritz

You’re where you need to be. After 14 years serving in the Young Life Mission, that conviction sits with resolve and peace in the heart and mind of Corey DeBritz, Area Director of Kittitas County. He believes that God has he and his wife, Jillian, right where He wants...

A Young Life Story – Ed Gallo

A place that we can freely share that we are broken. That is Ed Gallo’s vision for the church, for Young Life and, as he sees it, God’s Kingdom. Ed and his wife, Bethany, have been serving Young Life Lower Valley for over 3 years now. He serves as a full time...

Farting In An Elevator

I don’t know why God made our bodies with all the nuances that we have but the ability to clear the room with one little gaseous push from the tush ranks high on the mystery scale. I’m not complaining, mind you – I appreciate the finer things in life, including...

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