Congratulations, JulieAnn & Tyler

This wonderful couple got married in the coldest spring weekend I’ve ever seen. It was 44 degrees and raining the whole time, but they were happy and smiling through it all!   “DiAnna was nothing short of EVERYTHING I was looking for in a wedding...

Parenting as Spiritual Practice

Just a couple weeks ago I gave a sermon entitled: Parenting as Spiritual Practice. Within a few days I received a call (from someone who had no idea where I’d been or what I’d been speaking on) to participate in an online summit of experts on the topic of...

Wedding Review: Pamela and Ed

Our ceremony created by Reverend DiAnna was a true highlight of our wedding. The Reverend crafted a unique, funny, and engaging ceremony for us. We immediately clicked with Reverend DiAnna the first time we Skyped with her. She really listened to our preferences and...

Wedding Review: Melissa & Kenny

When I create a wedding ceremony, I try to create a feeling of comfort, wonder, laughter, and sentimentality. In January of this year, I think the creative process between the couple, Melissa & Kenny, and me hit all these elements. Here’s a couple photos of...

#WednesdayWonder and Shifting Gears

So, here we are in a brand new calendar year! I don’t know about you, but I gave up “resolutions” a long time ago because they just lead to feeling crappy when I “fail” to meet them.   About 10 years ago, I started focusing on...

Spiritual Courage

Yesterday, a friend and fellow minister posted a question that was asked at a conference he’s attending: What does it mean to be spiritually courageous? I posted my own answer, and I’ll share that with you in a bit, but like most good questions, there are...