Pastor Appreciation – Ministry Appreciation – Personalized Gifts

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The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching. 1 Timothy 5:17 October is Clergy Appreciation Month! Of course, your ministry team depends on and appreciates affirmation and prayers throughout the year. But if your congregation – or you personally – … Continued

Pastor Appreciation Month: Right Around the Corner

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October is Pastor Appreciation Month! Our personalized plaques for clergy and members of the ministry team are a unique way to convey thanks in a tangible way. They’re great for congregational – as well as personal – gifts. Choose between frame-ready (double matted, mounted, and arrives in a clear, protective sleeve), or framed and finished. … Continued

Happy 100th Birthday to the National Park Service

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Though the NPS has been celebrating its Centennial throughout the year, today – August 25th – marks the actual date the park service was founded. When you think of the NPS, iconic spots like Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and Great Smoky might be what immediately come to mind. That said, there are scores of other locations … Continued

Come and See What God Has Done

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The last few weeks have been exceptionally dry here, with monsoonal moisture from the four corners region unable to penetrate the area. This has been especially unfortunate since a wildfire has been burning near Jackson, Wyoming since July 17th. There are other fires in Idaho as well, but this one so close to the Tetons … Continued

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

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“Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book! Oh that with an iron pen and lead they were engraved in the rock forever! For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet … Continued

Come and See What God Has Done

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I just returned from a photo shoot in Virginia. The nice thing about working in the Shenandoah Valley is the fact that I can combine it with a chance to see one of my brothers. 🙂 Pictured below is Natural Bridge, located near Lexington. One of the natural wonders of Virginia, the bridge is quite imposing … Continued

Independence Day

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God bless our native land! Firm may she ever stand Thro’ storm and night! When the wild tempests rave, Ruler of wind and wave Do Thou our country save By Thy great might. For her our prayer shall rise To God above the skies; On Him we wait. Thou who art ever nigh, Guarding with … Continued

Lord, Take My Hand and Lead Me

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Lord, take my hand and lead me Upon life’s way; Direct, protect, and feed me From day to day. Without your grace and favor I go astray; So take my hand, O Savior, And lead the way. Lord, when the tempest rages, I need not fear, For You, the Rock of Ages, Are always near. … Continued

Come and See What God has Done

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Whenever I’m in the field with my camera, I am reminded what a privilege it is to spend so much time surrounded by the beauty God created for us in nature. Even if the conditions are uncooperative and I don’t return with the image I’d hoped to make, it can never be a truly “bad … Continued

The Lord’s Day

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Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from Thy presence, and take not Thy Holy Spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of Thy salvation, and uphold me with Thy free spirit. Amen.