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about adolescence and why theology matters

Many people ask me how I work with teenagers everyday, especially those in trouble. Usually when asked, it stops me down for a moment. There is something really natural for me about youth work so with that, I struggle to … Continue reading

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about Robin Williams and the prophet that wanted to die

If you have been online at all this week you have seen the news and response to the passing of Robin Williams via suicide. In many ways this has sparked a national debate on the nature of suicide and depression. … Continue reading

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about the inconvenient Gospel

I read an article yesterday about an old catholic nun who spends time ministering to death row inmates. She will bring them food, pray with them, encourage them, and make sure their basic needs are met. Yet, she doesn’t stop … Continue reading

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Ordinary Days: The Kingdom of God Round 2

This week, we wanted to spend some more time exploring the Kingdom of God. This is a topic we could spend a year on and still not exhaust, and it is a vital topic to what it means to be … Continue reading

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Ordinary Days: The Kingdom of God

I grew up in a military family for my entire life up until college. We lived all over the place, namely in Germany during the first Gulf War. There is nothing like living on foreign soil during wartime. When your … Continue reading

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about the advice Allen gave me that made a difference

One of my fellow bloggers (Allen) gave me a piece of advice that has stuck with me ever since. This isn’t the exact quote, but it went something like this – “To move forward in life you have to exchange … Continue reading

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about what we bring to the dry places

This past week I had the opportunity to travel with our church’s youth group to Nashville, TN on a mission trip. After years and years of leading these kinds of trips, this was the first one I wasn’t in charge … Continue reading

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