Category Archives: Christian Life

Black Lives Matter, part 2

Like I said in my first post, Black lives matter. If you haven’t read it, you can read it here. Here’s my story about how I came to believe that, which in all honesty shouldn’t be that hard for us … Continue reading

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A Prodigal Culture

zeit·geist /ˈtsītˌɡīst,ˈzītˌɡīst/ noun: zeitgeist the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time. (I love this word and have always wanted to actually use it in a sentence.) … Continue reading

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And The Brokenness Remains

    “Jesus wept.” This verse found in John 11:35 is the most poignant sentence ever written.  Two words, expressing one idea, boiled down to the simplest of words. A poem contained in a subject and a verb. The implications … Continue reading

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What to Post in a Post-Christian World?

My head is spinning. As a Christian reading the news, I can hardly keep up with the rapid change that seems to have overtaken the country. Fast-Food Companies being demonized for the beliefs of their CEOs, Louie Giglio asked not … Continue reading

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3 Jobs Every Teenage Boy Needs To Have

I was blessed to grow up with parents that forced gave me the opportunity to work through high school and college. It taught me invaluable life lessons and helped to keep me out of trouble. It helped teach me various … Continue reading

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Husband and Father: A Man’s Greatest Calling

I was reading a book the other night and came across a quote that struck me to the heart and got me thinking, and subsequently blogging. The book is Mud, Sweat, and Tears: The Autobiography of Bear Grylls. Bear Grylls … Continue reading

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Grace > Penace: My Take on Les Miserables

My wife and I went to see Les Miserables last weekend. We got the rare chance to see the movie on a Friday afternoon when the only other patrons were a handful of elderly couples. Which gave us the opportunity … Continue reading

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