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Tools of the Trade

Snap-on wrenches are high paid lawyers flying around in helicopters. Pittsburgh wrenches, on the other hand, are like relatives who watch a lot of lawyer shows and actually do a decent job if you only deal with the occasional traffic citation.

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You Can’t Outrun A Game Camera

Halfway through my shower I was lathered head to toe in cheap body wash when the shower abruptly stopped. The water supply had run out! Matt must have forgotten to hook up the water. I was standing there wide eyed and shivering. What now?

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When God Calls You to Eat an Elephant

When God does call you to eat an elephant, He will help you eat the entire carcass; even the chewy gross bits such as the floppy ears, big toenails, and the hairy tail.

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100%

As of May 20, 2019, we’re officially, really, actually, truly, legit 100% fully funded! Research shows that only 15% of missionaries who start the support raising process actually finish it and get to the field. I learned this statistic after we began the process, so it was too late to second guess our decision – […]

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The Single Best Piece of Marriage Advice for Single Men (& It’s Only 1 step)

One time I felt the urge to eat healthy so I went to BB’s Grocery Outlet and bought several frozen five pound bags of Brussel sprouts. Then I ate nothing but brussel sprouts for supper for a month straight.

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The Perfectionist’s Predicament

I’m a perfectionist. If I tell you that while you’re visiting our home this may cause you to scratch your chin and mutter under your breath, “Why then does it look like a homeless person lives in your desk?” First of all, how dare you insult homeless people. Second of all, I’m crippled by a […]

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Is Modesty Only a Woman’s Problem? An Honest Man’s Take

Yea! A blog post on modesty, I thought to myself the other day, that will get people excited! No Christian blogger has ever written about modesty before. Joking. Nonetheless, I’m raising a daughter now and so I’ve been thinking about this. And I generally blog about whatever is on my mind so follow along as […]

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Nursery Design Tips

We were having a conversation with another couple who were expecting their first child. They mentioned that they just finished painting their nursery and so now it’s ready to go! “That’s cute,” I said. They assumed this meant I was interested in the inner workings of their nursery organizational system and proceeded to share their […]

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The Fire Building Principle

Let’s imagine the Holy Spirit as a glowing ember flickering in your soul somewhere, wherever that happens to be. Your small intestines? I don’t know, it seems like when something goes wrong in life that’s where the dread hits you. Or, when something amazing happens, that’s where butterflies dance around, so maybe that’s the general […]

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To See God’s Glory

Trust comes from commitment. Commitment is proven in the grinding millstone of daily life, not in peaks of emotion. Although once that commitment has been tested and proven to be genuine, it will give the relationship the foundation needed to build emotional skyscrapers.