Monthly Archives: September 2016

Points of Life

We are officially public-school parents.  Anna and Nathan were so excited this week to bring home their first school fundraiser.   Full of energy and emotion, Anna explained, “If you sell 6 items, you get a light-up whistle and if you sell 100 items you get a gummy bear maker.”...
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The Power of a Story

On Wednesday, four high school students boldly stood before hundreds of their peers and their parents and shared how God has made a difference in their lives.  I, like many in attendance, were enthralled by the tales.  A recent college graduate and 2nd-year high school teacher and coach, challenged students...
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Points of Life – Our Father

This week is busy, to say the least.  Sunday was the first of 15 consecutive days where I am doing some kind of public speaking, leading a group, or broadcasting sports.  I woke up Sunday morning with a number of things to get done before our 2nd of three FCA...
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Points of Life – You are not alone

I was under the weather this weekend, while visiting family in southern Indiana.  Thankfully, my in-laws were gracious and allowed me to just lay around and rest.  We went to their church Sunday and like any other congregation in the country, people come up to you, shake your hand, and...
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Secret Pets of God? – Points of Life

“Daddy, we’re like God’s pets,” my sweet 5-year-old daughter told me after we finished watching an episode of Doc McStuffins. My first thought was, ‘No Anna, we are much more important to God than stuffed animals!” But thankfully I caught myself, and am glad it remained, just a thought.  Instead,...
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