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man overlooking mountain
Posted by | September 12, 2019
A Thought on Perseverance

This year’s trials have been many, across a number of fronts. I can’t recall a time in my life when there’s been so much happening when I’ve wondered in those...

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gratitude for all things
Posted by | November 21, 2018
Our Standard of Gratitude

Gratitude is a moral standard of the highest excellence. It is a sentiment of kindness, love, and goodwill towards someone who has helped us. For the believer, it was Jesus...

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what my children know about Halloween
Posted by | November 10, 2018
What My Children Taught Me About Halloween

It was Halloween. I drove my kids with me to pick up some of our favorite chicken for dinner. Along our way, we drove past a local church—once a Baptist...

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day of the dead or dia de los muertos
Posted by | October 3, 2018
Day of the Dead: A Day Celebrating a Curse

Every year on November 2, the first thing that comes to my mind is Day of the Dead. During this time of year especially—whether you take it lightly, or take...

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unlikely friend
Posted by | September 13, 2018
The Unlikely Friend

Here are character traits that we’re better off avoiding. It wasn’t too long ago that my daughter, aged 6, came home from spending a weekend at Abuela’s. She ran down...

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in no rush to build a platform of influence
Posted by | August 31, 2018
In No Rush to Build a Platform of Influence

After the third week of homeschooling my daughter in Old Testament history, I won’t survey the account of the Tower of Babel (Genesis 11: 1-9) the same again. The significance...

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Finding Rest
Posted by | January 28, 2018
Finding Rest in a Saturated World of Calamity and Heartache

This week, I’ve been feeling a bit blue. There are headlines in every turn of the social stream, in every hashtag of sorts, in every bulletin, television app, or post....

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a return to biblical parenting
Posted by | October 23, 2017
A Return to Biblical Parenting As Seen Through Noah

Even those who claim allegiance to Christ have a bit to show in spiritual fruit. There was a time when Christians, both young and old, conducted themselves in a manner...

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A story of giving
Posted by | December 25, 2014
A Story of Giving

Since we moved into our new town over 2 years ago, we've gotten more and more familiar with our surroundings. We have favorite places to go, and not so favorite...

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