Invitation

Invitation

I love being invited to a party. It says something to be invited, right? It says “You are wanted!” “We want to be around you!” “We want you here!” An invitation conveys feelings of just being wanted. And that feels good! There are two sides to this invitation coin....
Aromatic Teenager

Aromatic Teenager

Hi name is Randy. I’m a father of a teenage daughter. And with that comes all the fun that comes with experiencing new things with them! And it also comes with all the not so fun. For example, the “getting ready for school and no clothes to wear – world coming...
Trust

Trust

I am just a big kid. I know, shocker, right? It sometimes gets me in trouble. And it sometimes irritates my lovely bride. But it doesn’t stop me from being a big kid! It’s too much fun! Which explains why last year, when the staff here at BNC was on a retreat, that I...
Honesty

Honesty

I remember a time when I was a kid that I hated Brussel Sprouts! Come to think of it…not much has really changed. They are the most vilest of vegetables! I love most other vegetables – spinach, carrots, onions, green beans, beets, and even cabbage (which I have...
Authority

Authority

I woke up this morning just feeling blah. I’m still getting over a three week head cold that refuses to cease and desist. And I had worked most of the evening on yard work. I was just plain blah! Nothing in me desired a run of any length or venue. But I could almost...