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LET’S!

“I have an idea.” These words come out of my mouth almost every day of my life. Those within hearing distance do one of three things. They either perk their ears ready to listen and engage, roll their eyes and run away or smile and say something like, “Well, that’s an idea.” I love envisioning [...]

By |2019-02-08T11:59:53+00:00February 8th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Second Half Marriage: Grace, Grit and Giggles (Part 3)

For a sizzling second half marriage, you need...  Grace, Grit and Giggles Part 3: GIGGLES While grace and grit help a marriage survive; laughter and lots of giggles keep it alive. Ed and Elisa agree that nurturing humor and laughter is important. Elisa promised her husband she would do something to make him giggle every [...]

By |2019-01-19T10:37:10+00:00February 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Second Half Marriage: Grace, Grit and Giggles (Part 2)

For a sizzling second half marriage, you need...  Grace, Grit and Giggles Part 2: GRIT Katie and Jack, have been married just over 50 years and understand the ebbs and flows of life. “You can’t quit. You have to stick together,” they said with certainty. Then they added, “You must continually reconcile with each other [...]

By |2019-01-19T10:37:44+00:00January 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Second Half Marriage: Grace, Grit and Giggles

Part 1 of 3: For a sizzling second half marriage, you need...  Grace, Grit and Giggles Every year when we go out for dinner to celebrate our wedding anniversary, my husband asks our server the same question, “Do you know what happened on June 17, 1972?” Then with a wink and a smile, he quickly [...]

By |2019-01-19T10:38:27+00:00January 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Second Half Marriage: Grace, Grit and Giggles

Present Tense is More than Grammar

“We sure had a great adventure today, right?” I asked my grandson as we came around the final bend of our nature walk. To my dismay, he replied, “No, Grandma. We haven’t had a great adventure." “We ARE having a great adventure. You can’t say we’ve HAD one until we are at the end.” Point [...]

By |2019-01-08T10:18:43+00:00January 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Present Tense is More than Grammar

BREAKING NEWS: Santa Claus Announces He is Retiring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  NORTH POLE. 12.28.18 Santa Claus announced he will retire as of December 31st. After centuries of bringing Christmas cheer to millions, he will officially “hang it up this year,” and we’re not talking about his stockings.  Richard Bergstrom of Re-Ignite U obtained this exclusive interview with Santa today. Richard- Is it true [...]

By |2018-12-28T16:43:23+00:00December 28th, 2018|News, Re-Ignite Your Life, Third Calling|2 Comments

Advent: A Time for Pondering and Treasuring “All of These Things”

It’s relatively easy for me to picture the celebration surrounding Jesus’ birth. From live nativities to Christmas card sketches, there are plenty of models to prompt one’s imagination. We know it was a bit chaotic with dirty shepherds swarming into the birthing room, angels swirling above singing their hearts out, and a cacophony of animal [...]

By |2018-12-10T15:14:04+00:00December 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Advent: A Time for Pondering and Treasuring “All of These Things”

November is National Family Caregiving Month

Boomers are frequently called upon to provide care for family members–from elder parents to adult children or grandchildren. During the month of November, communities around the nation will honor these unsung heroes. We want to encourage local churches to do likewise. These saints in your pews (or at home!) are ministering in profound ways. How [...]

By |2018-11-11T12:43:20+00:00November 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on November is National Family Caregiving Month

In Memory of Marcia Carol: “Singly Devoted”

This past week our friend Marcia Carol went to heaven. Her life and passing deeply impact people all over the world–we are no exception. Marcia was a follower of Jesus, a mom, grandma, friend to many, artist and missionary--and to us, she was a mentor. We share Marcia's story in nearly every Re-Ignite event or [...]

By |2018-10-29T12:38:57+00:00October 29th, 2018|News, Re-Ignite the World, Re-Ignite Your Life, Third Calling|Comments Off on In Memory of Marcia Carol: “Singly Devoted”