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The Gospel is a Scandal!

Reading Question 60 this morning from the Heidelberg Catechism and have realized how much I struggle with believing this to be true. This unbelief is the root of my Orphan Mentality and is the basis of so much of my addictive behavior over the years. Here is Question 60 and the corresponding answer. As you […]

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The Gap Between Christ and Culture

Last week I was introduced to the works of Kary Oberbrunner via Twitter of all places. I was intrigued by his “Recovering Pharisee” moniker and could definitely relate. I downloaded a podcast of a radio interview he did about his book The Fine Line: Re-envisioning the Gap Between Christ and Culture and was absolutely blown […]

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Braille in the Men’s Room?

On our way back from Orlando last week, we stopped somewhere north of Gainesville to take a potty break. I pulled into the convenience store, walked in, and did a quick scan to hopefully find some helpful signage pointing the way to the men’s room. This particular store had the “facilities” in the back right […]

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Wa-Hoo and Ye-Hah

Reading this morning in Billy Collins’ latest book of poetry, Ballistics, and ran across this poem… Despair So much gloom and doubt in our poetry –flowers wilting on the table,the self regarding itself in a watery mirror. Dead leaves cover the ground,the wind moans in the chimney,and the tendrils of the yew tree inch toward […]

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Vacation Photos of the Fannypack Posse

We returned this afternoon from one of the most exciting vacations we have ever taken as a family. Actually, it probably was the most exciting vacation because it is the first vacation we have taken together as a family in at least 7 years. Keller was just 2 when Melody and I divorced, so she […]

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