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The Problem with Camp Christianity

It’s been just a couple days since a ton of people got back from camp; not only from our ministry but ministries all over during this summer season.  I’ve served in nearly every position on a camp staff; counselor, program director, worship leader, speaker, even camp pastor and I’ve loved them all.  It’s such a […]

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Facebook vs. Twitter vs. Email vs. The City vs. Church Website vs…

So after a lengthy time of trying to avoid speaking to technology issues; I’m going to begin to address them from a ministry perspective.  I actually had a blog in Grad School that was exclusively about technology and while I have zero formal training in the area, I have a natural aptitude for it and […]

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Potty Training, Your Pulse, God’s Plan

So this weekend we’ve undertaken the task of potty training our two-year old son, Graer.  I knew it would be tough but I had no idea how annoying and difficult it would be.  In the beginning he didn’t have any idea what was happening and would just have an accident in the middle of the […]

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A Review of “You Lost Me.”

Due to my schedule in recent days I’ve had to push off writing a review and response to David Kinnaman’s book, You Lost Me.  It’s a follow up to his earlier, well-known book, UnChristian and a worthy sequel to say the least. This work challenges the reader to consider the overwhelming data that points to […]

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How Bad is it?

I was recently reading through a thread from a student who I respect in which he was discussing his proposed law of banning pornography if he were a supreme leader.  I was really taken back by the 100+ comments that were made on it, most of which were either misinformed or character assassination and I […]

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“Graer Bwoken?”

Today we were headed back from Southern California with a group of 8th and 9th graders and something pretty awesome happened; I got to share the Gospel with my 2 and half-year-old son.  We were headed into the final In-N-Out stop of the trip and he noticed that there were some cones in the parking […]

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See You There…

This Wednesday, September 28th – 30 minutes before class begins you have an opportunity.  Days slip through our hands like sand through an hourglass and Scripture tells us to ‘make the best use of the time, because the days are evil (Eph. 5:16).’  See You at The Pole is a special event in my opinion […]

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A New Year, A Fresh Start and Important Thoughts To Consider

In less than twelve hours many of you will be back to school and will face some of the most challenging relationships, situations and choices of your entire life.  I think the prospect of a new year with new schedules, teachers and friends is a really hopeful time but too often we don’t consider the […]

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