Fantasy Numbers

You have this fantasy number. Phil Knight, the founder of Nike, wrote about a fantasy number in his book Shoe Dog. It wasn’t a number he was chasing, but the amount of his net worth after Nike went public. After years of hard work, overnight his net worth was over 100 million dollars. He knew the […]

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State Tags

Do you look at car tags while you are driving? Growing up my parents made a game of it. They would have us make a list to see how many different states we could spot on road trips. We had one Game Boy and three boys so they had to find ways to keep us […]

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No Light Perception

The world is never going to understand. Sure Christians are going to do things that are counter-productive (a lot of things). We don’t always get it right. We fail to love and allow fear to reign at times. But, Christians aren’t the primary reason why people reject the gospel. Unbelievers just can’t see. “The god […]

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Disney’s On Stage Area

My family loves Disney World. What family doesn’t, right? One thing we love is to see off stage parts of the parks. Those are the off-limit parts. We love it when a ride is shut down, and we have to walk through places guests aren’t allowed. Once after finding out what would happen if the […]

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Do you have to 2017?

Do you have to read your Bible? Do you have to go to church? Do you have to be connected with other believers? Do you have to pray? Do you have to tithe? Do you have to eat right and exercise? Do you have to work hard? Do you have to balance your time with […]

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Two Things 2016 Taught Us

2016 taught us a bunch of things. Two things stick out like a kid on a leash in the middle of Walmart. 1) People will lose their minds over just about anything. (Think: bathrooms, presidential primaries/election, and a gorilla.) 2) Anything can happen. (Think: Trump, Cubs, celebrity deaths, terroristic attacks, and Russia.) Of course, that […]

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Running with the Ladies

About seven miles into the BG26.2 Half Marathon, two women blistered past my brother and me. They even took the time to call out to us. The two women noticed something about us that set us apart from most of the other runners. We have Ball blood in us which automatically makes us irresistible to […]

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Journey to the Perfect Church

Have you ever left a church feeling like it was THE perfect church? I like to visit different churches. It energizes my soul to experience what God is doing in other churches. Recently, my family visited Journey Church in Franklin, Tennessee. I wanted to check out Journey for two reasons. First, I was reading Poets […]

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Advent Week 4: Dreams

What happens when God invades your dreams? Joseph had a dream before Jesus. He probably was somewhat skillful at his trade, because people would later know Jesus as a carpenter’s son. Anyone who has ever tried to put together furniture from IKEA knows the value of a good carpenter. He was engaged to Mary who […]

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Feeling Sheepy

What kind of sheep are you? You’ve read how Jesus reinstated Peter in John 21. Peter denied Jesus three times, so Jesus asked him three times if he loved him. Three yeses were followed by three commands to take care of his sheep. We love the grace Jesus gave Peter. A second chance like that […]

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