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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: Work Harder (Part 2 of 3).

     I find it incredibly ironic that one of the greatest lessons I’ve learned about being a man came from a horse. Boxer, the horse from George Orwell’s Animal Farm presents an exemplary image of the work ethic that every … 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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Soli Deo Gloria.

Isa 48:11 For mine own sake, even for mine own sake, will I do it: for how should my name be polluted? And I will not give my glory unto another.      Lately I’ve been feeling very convicted about my motivation. I’ve … Continue reading

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Trinity.

     Well, well, it feels like it’s been ages since I’ve posted on this blog. It feels good to be writing again. Lately I’ve been pondering about some of the aspects of Who God is. Along with that I’ve been … 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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Colorado Blizzards, Iranian Gangsters, and Jesus.

     Life is certainly an interesting concoction, is it not? Tuesday in particular was a fascinating day. But before I tell you about it, I should tell you about the Tuesday before that. Tuesday the 1st of February was certainly … Continue reading

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