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Depression & Anxiety

Messy comfort

My ten-year-old is a big stuffed animal guy. He sleeps with one fox, one dog, four bears, two monkeys, one woolly mammoth, and at…

Living My Faith

Build me up

I tell my kids that people are like building blocks. Our words can build them up or knock them down. When conversations with a…

Living My Faith

Don’t be a troll

Do you know about troll farms? Until recently, I lived in blissful ignorance. But then I learned how thousands and thousands of people in…

Living My Faith

Let there be lights

A few years back, our family took a tour through Mammoth Cave in Kentucky. At one point in a deep, open part of the…

Living My Faith

Bless others!

Did you know that you can bless other people? Look at this extravagant blessing that the writer of Psalm 20 extends to another person. …

Bible 101

Gentle rain

I was listening to an agronomist talk about the relative infrequency of gentle rains. He had data showing we are getting more and more…

Friends & Family

Known and loved

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A guy in a suit and tie walks into a bar; everyone in the place turns…

Living My Faith

No greater love

The heart-wrenching attack on Ukraine by Russia is a clear demonstration of the worst of humanity. Yet amidst the destructive cruelty we’ve seen play…

Living My Faith

Just four things

One of my favorite memes was based on a tweet from 2018: My 3yo said she wanted to be an astronaut, and I said…

Living My Faith

The victory is ours now

Friends of Jesus in every generation, the victory is ours right now. We don’t have to wait to be thrilled by the spectacular events…

Life’s Challenges

Someone hold my hand

This may not seem very manly, but sometimes I just need someone to hold my hand. I need affection. That’s what I love about…

Life’s Challenges

You’ve got a different view (Part 1)

As I’m writing this, I’m sitting in the window seat of an airplane. The woman in the middle seat has been looking out the…