roots

By Posted in - general & scripture & talks & writing on May 21st, 2015 3 Comments

And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then …

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there is a season

By Posted in - general & scripture & talks on May 15th, 2015 3 Comments

Remember that late 60’s hit from The Byrds, Turn, Turn, Turn?

“To everything (turn, turn, turn)
There is a season (turn, turn, turn)
And a time to every purpose, under heaven…”

 

We usually think of that song as an …

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good friday

By Posted in - general & poetry & published on April 3rd, 2015 0 Comments

Good Friday

Who am I, that you’d suffer and die
That your innocent blood would let
So that I’d be redeemed and now be free
To be the person I am not yet

The nails that …

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chinese water torture

By Posted in - general & humor & random & scripture & writing on February 17th, 2015 3 Comments

So last night, we were going through our nightly bedtime rituals when, much to our surprise and annoyance, our smoke detectors all started going off.  A quick, adrenaline-packed race through the house proved that no fire …

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an army of fireflies

By Posted in - general & ministry & trafficking on January 27th, 2015 7 Comments

I basically live in a bubble, and unless you just happen to be reading this while battling on the front lines of a mission field or a war zone somewhere, so do you.

It stings a …

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fa-la-labulous (my holiday gift favorites)

By Posted in - books & dogs & favorites & general & gifts & music & reviews on December 3rd, 2014 1 Comments

It truly is the most WONDER-ful time of the year, y’all.

However, it is also the most AWFUL-ful time of the year for things like:

healthy eating plans
practicing boundaries with family members
new cars you don’t want dinged up …

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thanks, but no thanks.

By Posted in - general on November 20th, 2014 2 Comments

Thanksgiving is such a time of temptation for me.  And it’s not just the food, y’all.

Let’s face it, our culture has done an excellent job creating approximately a bajillion distractions and things to stress and worry …

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an onion, a flashlight, and a bar of soap

By Posted in - general & scripture & talks & writing on November 5th, 2014 5 Comments

 

Jesus is not who you think He is.

But if it is any consolation, He isn’t who I thought He was, either.

The more I read about him in scripture, the more I sit and talk with …

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in all the in-between

By Posted in - general & random on October 2nd, 2014 4 Comments

I don’t mean to be controversial, but I am not a huge fan of Oreos (I know, I know- the scandal.)  It is just that food items that have one texture on the outside and another on …

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a song worth seeing

By Posted in - music & reviews on September 5th, 2014 4 Comments

As I mentioned in my last post, I was recently asked to review and blog about a movie that will be coming out September 26th called

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