Some Lessons We've Learned

Over the last 40 years of ministry

Will it ever get any easier?

By boblehman / November 10, 2020

“Will it ever get any easier?”  This is a quote from one of the best-known pastors in America. He’s an author of 43 books and successful by just about every metric there is. He sat down with his son for coffee and asked him to connect him with a mentor. His son said, “Dad, why…

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The Mandalorian

By boblehman / November 3, 2020

There is a new generation of Star Wars fans. This fan base comes from a Disney TV series that I’d call a space western. It’s titled The Mandalorian and for you “older” fans, it takes place 25 years before the events of The Force Awakens. The story line follows a bounty hunter named Din Djarin. He’s the…

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Poop explosions 😂

By boblehman / October 27, 2020

People do things for a variety of reasons. Sometimes they do it because they’re forced to…like me and taking out the garbage. That’s not high on my priority list. Some people are motivated out of fear. They are afraid of negative repercussions when they procrastinate. For example, I was driving around in my little red…

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Where’s Waldo?

By boblehman / October 20, 2020

There are a couple of quirky things about me. I love puzzles. That’s not unique, But I love old puzzles. In fact, when I was a kid, I would love to solve the “hidden pictures” page in a kid’s publication called “Highlights Magazine.” Later, somebody showed me a “Where’s Waldo” book. Hidden within a picture…

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It’s going to be alright

By boblehman / October 13, 2020

I just read a meme that really got my attention. It was a reminder of historical events listed by the year, the event, and what was said about it. I won’t share all of them but here’s a sample: 2000 – y2k is going to destroy everything; 2002 – West Nile Virus is going to…

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When tragedy strikes

By boblehman / October 6, 2020

Romans 13:2 “Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.” Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable.John F. Kennedy Community is not just a “buzz word” of our day, it’s how God designed us to live, “in community.” Now there are different spheres…

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Invisible people

By boblehman / September 29, 2020

Proverbs 28:5 “Evildoers do not understand what is right, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.” Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.  Benjamin Franklin One of the things my wife and I have done for our children as they were growing up…

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Don’t hide

By boblehman / September 22, 2020

One must not conceal any part of what one has recognized to be true. Albert Einstein The Bible clearly says, “There is no God.” Really? It’s true. This statement comes from Psalm 14:1. How could the Bible, which is all about God, say that there is no God? Does that rattle your faith? What’s the…

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New normal

By boblehman / September 15, 2020

“New Normal”. How many times have you heard those two words during the pandemic? A hundred times? More? How about this one? “Nothing will be the same.”                                                  Both of the those expressions speak to movement. Let me explain. “New normal” implies a leaving of an old normal. “Nothing will be the same” implies that…

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117 degrees

By boblehman / September 8, 2020

I live in Phoenix, Arizona. We’re in the middle of a heat wave. Now a heat wave in Arizona is different than other places. Currently, it’s 117 degrees outside as I write this blog. That’s crazy heat. That’s dangerous heat. There are warnings all over television and social media. This is life=saving information.  Stay indoors.…

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