Author Archives: James B.

Monday Morning Meditation: Hope in God

Psalm 42 is an oft quoted Psalm for it’s pictorial use of a deer looking for water.  What’s often not realized is the tenor of David’s soul as he wrote the Psalm.  He was a man who was undoubtedly depressed.  … Continue reading

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Regardless of which day you ascribe to that Jesus died, most people do recognize Good Friday as a part of the Easter Celebration. (Along with Palm and Easter/Resurrection Sunday)  As I sat here…

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Waterparks, Boys, and Abusing the Church

In spite of being sick this last weekend, we took the boys to an indoor waterpark this last Monday to celebrate the start of Spring break.  The anticipation and excitement about the trip was overwhelming for the boys demonstrated by … Continue reading

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Super-hero Blogs…something my boys taught me about the landscape of Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism

As I sit here on my day off, I’m watching my two boys pretend to be “super-heroes”.  One is embracing his love for “Iron Man” and the other is climbing walls, couches, and tables as “Spider Man”.  Amusing to say … Continue reading

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The Iron of Family and the ATC Conference

This last week I was afforded the opportunity to head out east to the Advancing the Church conference held out in Pennsylvania.  It was an excellent week around the Word of God, and the sessions provided much direction and points … Continue reading

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