The Lost Son A Brother’s Pride

Welcome to Recreate Ministry.  Our mission is making and growing authentic followers of Christ. When I was a teenager, I thought that following Jesus meant following a list of do’s and don’ts. Although I loved Him, I was very driven by guilt. I felt utterly crushed by my own shame when I would fail. I... Continue Reading →


The Lost Son The Prodigal’s AHA

Welcome to ReCreate Ministry. Our mission is making and growing authentic followers of Christ. I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. In 1988, there was a story in the LA Times entitled “A Mother’s Search for Russell Love.” It told of a woman in Houston named Beverly Elliott. She had not seen her son,... Continue Reading →

The Lost Son A Father’s Love

"Father, as we dive into this remarkable passage in scripture I ask for patience. I beg you give us the patience to really hear this message of redemption and eternal love. Allow it to fill us up and radiate in our lives and the lives of the people we interact with." Welcome to ReCreate Ministry!!... Continue Reading →


As we write this message, we have faced a rough three weeks (a rough 6 months, actually, but this has been a peak for me). It started with my mom demonstrating some weird or funny (humorous on any other occasion) behaviors. This awkwardness was followed by a trip to the ER where they found a... Continue Reading →

Experiencing Joy Through Faith

  I have a friend who moved here several years ago from New York, and we have had some interesting conversations about which state is better, New York or Texas (the correct answer is Texas, by the way). We’ve talked about everything from people to weather, from traffic to food to scenery, and we both... Continue Reading →

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