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14 Things I’ve Learned in 41 Years

It’s my birthday; my 41st birthday. When I was in 6th grade, our preacher turned 40. His wife and some others threw an “Over The Hill” party for him. Well, I’m told that 40 is the new, um 20, which is good, because not only do I not feel “over-the-hill,” I can’t even see the […]

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Sin In The Camp: When Truth Is Designed to Injure

When American Idol was in its Simon Cowell heyday, the musical pundit and caustic judge would frequently say to inept singers, “If I’m being honest…” and then go on to eviscerate the hopeful stars. Most of the time Cowell hit fairly close to the mark. He couldn’t know the contestant was “the worst singer in […]

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Show & Tell: How Embracing Your Scars Changes the World

The most terrifying omission in the contemporary church is actual stories. I know you can’t go to church without hearing stories about little girls, and cats, and tales of misadventure that litter class and sermon illustrations, but those aren’t real stories. A friend of mine calls them, “postage stamp stories.” He means they exists in the […]

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