Tag Archives: Christ

Bittersweet Brokenness: Lessons From the Hard Times.

2 Cor. 4:8-9  “We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed.” Well, well, it’s been a while. I’m afraid I had more or … Continue reading

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Farewell to Wimpy Christianity.

2Tim 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.                                                                                       My walk with God has been a very interesting and frustrating adventure this year. I’ve offended quite a few people, … Continue reading

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Treasure: Sometimes Piracy and Philosophy Go Hand-in-Hook.

       I’ve been thinking a lot about pirates these days. That’s mainly because I’m going to be teaching through ‘Treasure Island’ in the Classics for Kids class I teach at High Country Home Educators. Interestingly enough, I’ve found that upon … Continue reading

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Kayaks and Conditional Trust: Reflections of a Nerdy Water Rat.

     The Fourth of July was an interesting day for me. My family went kayaking at 11 Mile Creek, as we typically do for family outings. Though it was perhaps, a bit more adventuresome than usual. My brother and I did … Continue reading

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Looking Like Jesus Takes More Than a Beard.

     About a week and a half ago I got to play Jesus in a little skit at a Vacation Bible School. Although it was very brief and only involved wearing a neat white robe and acting all Jesus-like in front … Continue reading

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Manning Up: Pass It On (Part 3 of 3).

    When I first decided to write on the idea of manliness I was unsure I would be able to have enough to say to fill up three blogs. But the more I’ve explored it, the more I’ve realized how … Continue reading

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The Costa Rica Trip: First Aid, Paintings, Big Yellow Flippers, and the Gospel.

     I figured I would interrupt my current series on manliness to bring you all an update pertaining to my Costa Rica trip. Let me just open by saying this: God is astounding. That is essentially all I have to … Continue reading

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Manning Up: No Excuses. (Part 1 of 3)

     I’ve been going through a lot of stressful circumstances this past year and it has been causing me to think about what it looks like to go from being a boy to being a man. I suppose I’ve just been feeling … Continue reading

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The Righteous Man According to David.

Psalm 1:2, 3: “[The righteous man’s] delight is in the law of the Lord, and on His law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and … Continue reading

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Follow Your Heart?

     Largely due to a certain holiday that took place a few days ago, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to the massive emphasis that our culture places on feelings. It seems to me that we live in a drastically … Continue reading

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