Monthly Archives: September 2013

Giving Life to Others

Austin James Weber passed away on Saturday.  He was 19. Family and friends remember Austin for the life that he would give a conversation, a gathering, or a room.  They describe him as ‘full of life.’ Now in death, Austin is giving life once again.  This time as an organ...
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Band Aids are Gone: JOY Fills Their Place

It happened in the middle of a parking lot. I was about to get out of my vehicle when I suddenly realized it was true. The weather wasn’t different. The town had not changed. But without a doubt, there was something new. I was happy. At that very moment, I...
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#prayforAustin

As I was driving to work this morning, I saw an elderly man in a wheelchair in the front yard of a really nice house. I am guessing it was the man’s home by the posture he took. But then I noticed another thing. Despite the fact he probably had...
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Andy Lynch Reflects on 9/11

It’s neat to see my twitter timeline filled with prayers and tributes to 9/11 today.  I love the honor given to the heroes that died, many times giving their lives for strangers, just because it was the right thing to do. I remember well that Tuesday in 2001 and the...
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Team Zero

Missionary friends from Mexico were visiting our church this week and they stayed with our children’s minister one night.  The basement of that house (like many houses here in Ohio), was adorned with Ohio State posters, Buckeye signs and OSU pictures.  Since the 2 elementary-aged missionary boys have lived most...
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