10 Leadership Lessons Learned from Others – Part 1


We are all leaders, whether it be in our families, communities, churches, non-profits, volunteer positions, or at our children’s schools and sports teams. Leadership opportunities abound. Over the years, I have learned a few important leadership principles from a few significant leaders and organizations that I’ve had the pleasure to cross paths with. Some are … [Read more…]

My Dad


Last night my dad went home to be with Jesus. He had a fall on New Year’s Eve and broke his hip, which was followed by surgery on New Year’s Day, 5 days in ICU and 6 days in hospice. 85 wonderful years on this earth, and now he is in heaven with Jesus. My dad … [Read more…]

Merry Christmas!

Simmons Christmas Card

  MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! From my family to yours, I pray you have a wonderful Christmas Season. May you & your family experience the overwhelming Presence of Christ today! And, may you be drawn to our amazing Savior of Grace and Love – the Christ of Christmas. It is truly a joy to know Christ and to … [Read more…]

Ezekiel’s Temple and Advent

Lately I have been reading through the Old Testament book of Ezekiel (this is a part of our “Daily Step” as a church where we are reading through the entire Bible). Ezekiel 40-48 is one of the most challenging in all of Scripture. In these chapters, God gives Ezekiel a blueprint for a new Temple. … [Read more…]