One Simple Question

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In a world full of uncertainty, the value of absolute truth is hard to overstate.  Life is comprised of a wide range of emotions.  Circumstances are always prone to change.  But there’s a simple practice that has served as an anchor for my soul. When times are tough, when I have doubts, or when I’m feeling overwhelmed, I have developed … Read More

Dear Luke

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On Friday night, my brother Luke will join Mick, Katie, and me as a Ben Lippen School graduate.  It’s hard to believe it’s been seven years since I walked the aisle of Shortess Chapel to the seasonal classic “Pomp and Circumstance”.  In the years since leaving Ben Lippen, I have learned a few things that I’d like to share with … Read More

A Gracious Collision

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Blogger and soon-to-be published author Sara Hagerty recently tweeted, “If knowing Him more intimately is my end goal, there’s not one single thing I will face today that can’t serve to draw me into this.” Sara reminds me of Paul. In Philippians 3, Paul weighs the world’s value system against Jesus.  Nothing – not family background, not religious background, not … Read More

The Best Gift Ever

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Romans 5 is one of those glorious chapters which can be read in a minute but could be contemplated for a lifetime.  In only a few verses, Paul, in typical fashion, plunges simultaneously into the depths of mankind’s depravity and ascends to the heights of gospel grandeur. As I read this chapter recently, one phrase in particular seemed to jump … Read More

Guns (And Other Deadly Weapons)

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One of the hobbies I’ve acquired since marrying David is going to the gun range.  David loves to shoot, and I like tagging along.  He’s a great teacher and always has tips for getting the best shot.  Although I genuinely enjoy this activity, I’ve noticed a pattern in my emotions at the range.  Every single time we shoot, I have … Read More