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Eight Little Words
November 15, 2016

Eight Little Words

Over the past few days I have been reading my Facebook feed and watching the various reactions about the election. Most, but not all of my friends are in shock, saddened, confused and fearful. Some of my friends are asking for Jesus to come back. Some are sharing horrifying posts of hate crimes. Others are […]

4 Things I Learned from My Family Vacation from Social Media
July 10, 2015

4 Things I Learned from My Family Vacation from Social Media

I decided to do something radical on my last family vacation. I did not post anything on social media. That is not to say we did not take a bunch of pictures and of course I bought a selfie-stick, but instead of sharing our vacation with the world, we just shared our photos with each […]

Ferguson = #BusinessAsUsual

Today is my birthday. (Originally posted on 11/26/2014) I am not one to get too excited about these special days or isolated celebrations. I tell my family, you don’t have to do anything special for me on my birthday. Love me every day. Get good grades in school. Be great citizens. Support me when I […]

May 12, 2015

Daddy Tips for My Daughter

As I watch my oldest daughter prepare for college, I realize just how fast the past 17 years have flown by. The memories of my baby girl are fading and have been replaced by images of a young woman who is a beautiful amalgamation of my wife and me. While I want oh so badly to hold on to my first born, […]

How to Help Your Child Find His or Her True Calling in Life

In today’s fast-paced culture, our children have numerous opportunities available to them. They can be entrepreneurs, YouTube stars, politicians, or leaders of massive social movements. With all of these choices, it can be difficult for them to figure out what their true calling is. It’s easy to be distracted by every bright and shiny opportunity that comes along. Things […]