Speaking the truth is never easy but always right. It's absolute, unbending, and should never be sacrificed for our comfort; rather, comfort should be taken in having held it close and raised it high even through persecution. In the end, the reward will far outweigh the cost (II Corinthians 4:13-18).
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Thoughts On the Record
- The Faith of a Civilian Soldier
- Personally Experiencing God’s Power: Travel Journal 2010
- A Few Things I’ve Learned
- Christmas & Church Family
- True Leadership = Love + Serving
- Hands of Time
- Real Men
- Passion Vs. Hype
- Serving God: For Me or For Him?
- The Lotus Eaters
- The Marriage Question
- Do We Need to Grow Up?
- Never Get Old
- It’s Never Wrong to Give
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Category Archives: Memories
Deuteronomy 4 says “…watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after … Continue reading
My family has had a challenging week but it has been an amazing opportunity to reflect on the life and heritage of a beautiful grandma who loved and served her family and Jesus Christ with all her heart. I talk … Continue reading
I’ve been going through pictures this week at my grandparents’ house. It’s amazing how vividly pictures remind us of stories. Often, they represent more than the thousand words everyone says they’re worth. One story in particular stuck out in my … Continue reading
Because LIFE is all about “forgetting what’s behind and straining toward what’s ahead” (Philippians 3:13). It was a fantastic reminder for Bryson and me before we arrived in Wisconsin-below-freezing. We knew what we’d be facing; we knew what we’d see, feel, and smell. In many ways, it’s become like a five-year viewing. Most people pay their respects in a single visit to a funeral home; we’ve been doing it annually for more than half a decade. Whether it’s the death of a phase or a life, we can still find things to appreciate and, above all, no matter how cold it is, we always enjoy the hope and certainty that spring is coming soon. You won’t catch us looking back. Continue reading