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Look All Around: A Response

Ironically enough, there is a new YouTube viral video decrying technology (particularly mobile devices), by Gary Turk. It’s called “Look Up.” He speaks with conviction and depth; he really believes what he’s saying, and he makes some great points. His … Continue reading

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Opportunities and Open Doors

With my precious wife and children away for a few weeks, I wondered what I was going to do with all the free time I expected to have. No diapers to change, no mouths to feed, no little ones to … Continue reading

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Stronger When They Return

I find myself in a strange situation as of this morning, now that my wife and two kids have left for Korea, for at least three weeks. My heart aches at how much I miss them already, and yet I … Continue reading

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Have some imagination: Thoughts on Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah”

Confusion. Wickedness. Violence. Death. New Life. All the things you would expect from any film realistically based on anything that happens in this world. But there are few stories that describe the human condition and its consequences quite like those … Continue reading

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Why I Like Easter Eggs

Yesterday was Easter, and Trinity Church members came together early in the morning to try something that we hadn’t done before: We took over a corner of George E. Elder Park and held a Community Egg Hunt. For staff members … Continue reading

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A Declaration: Don’t Be Fooled

The following thoughts are controversial, but I feel this needs to be said. After the mess created by World Vision’s changed employee policy, I am more supportive than ever of Evangelical Christianity and its leaders. Franklin Graham, Denny Burk, Albert … Continue reading

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Smells Like Pizza

It never fails: pizza draws attention like few things I’ve ever seen. Every week, when I go onto our local public high schools to meet with the on-campus Christian clubs, I bring pizza with me.  It comes out of our … Continue reading

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Coffee Houses and Churches

This past Sunday, television and social media were all abuzz with news of award winners, best and worst dressed, and John Travolta’s inability to pronounce people’s names. And I was in a small coffee shop with my friends, putting on … Continue reading

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On Underwear, Justin Beiber, and Being Yourself

“The most powerful person is the one who is being himself.” – T. M. (An old acquaintance I saw the other day for the first time in several years, completely out of the blue.) I was recently commended for being … Continue reading

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It’s ok to be sad at Christmastime

The tension hung thick in the air at my wife’s winter piano recital.  The young girl had arrived late, and now she was the last performer of the afternoon.  With head bowed and tears in her eyes, she approached the … Continue reading

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