Category Archives: Family Life

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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History Humbles

If there is one accusation which could be levied against the post-WWII generations is an ignorance of history.  Specifically, the landscape of Christianity and the church is desperately in need of a better understanding of where we are at and … Continue reading

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Christ and Christmas

The presents are opened and the tree is now taken down.  How was your Christmas?  Christmas in our household is incredibly busy, simply for the fact of our church and my son’s school schedule is highly demanding when it comes … Continue reading

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