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Meditating On God’s Stories

Who doesn’t love a great story? For this post, I want to explore the power of stories, particularly Bible stories and what they mean to our spiritual growth and our relationship to God. I love stories and especially the stories … Continue reading

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The Prudent See Danger

You don’t have to be a Jack Hanna or Marty Stouffer, to know the whitetail deer is hard to sneak up on. God has equipped the whitetail with an amazing sense of smell, hearing, and sight. And likewise, God has … Continue reading

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God Cherishes You

Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. Luke 12:6,7 I … Continue reading

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Trust Opens Doors

In his book, The Speed of Trust, Stephen M. R. Covey explains how trust determines two important outcomes for a company: speed and cost. Trust goes up–speed goes up, and costs go down. According to Covey, trust holds a great … Continue reading

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Outliers – A Book Review

Recently, I listened to the audio book, Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. In this post, I will share what I liked and didn’t like about the book. And I would welcome your feedback–particularly, if you’ve read the book. Gladwell defines an … Continue reading

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Outdoor Adventure in North Georgia

Call it outdoor adventure, medicine, or therapy, but it works! This past week I took some time off to enjoy the outdoors with my wife and friends. My spiritual, emotional, and physical energy banks have been recharged. One day, my … Continue reading

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Grace by Max Lucado

Grace. What a liberating, yet empowering word. Has God’s grace happened to you? Perhaps a better question: Is God’s grace happening to you? Max Lucado addresses that last question extensively in his book, Grace: More Than We Deserve, Greater Than … Continue reading

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Trinity Abounds

I’m not sure if this is a song or a poem–perhaps both. Just feeling a little creative this week. Hope you enjoy! Trinity Abounds You are the One Thy grace rains down You made all things Creation rings Glory, Glory, … Continue reading

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Zombies for Jesus

About a year or two ago, my kid’s got me started watching the AMC series, The Walking Dead. You are probably thinking something strange about me right now. But the show is filmed around the area where I live–Atlanta, Newnan, … Continue reading

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Event-Driven Spiritual Growth

Last week the family and I took a vacation and sailed to the Bahamas. Yes, that’s a picture of me tying the boat to the dock. We dodged a few drunk people on the first couple of days. Or maybe … Continue reading

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An Understanding of Hunting

In recent months my son and I have been chasing the ever elusive Whitetail Deer. The season has now closed, but turkey season and spring fishing are just around the corner. This is a heritage my father has passed on … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Spiritual Daddy

I think back now on all the people who’ve had a hand in my spiritual growth. My parents, a close uncle, loving aunts, faithful friends. I think about Pastor Howle and his preaching between silly jokes and sobs. A Sunday … Continue reading

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Cycling the Southeast

I sometimes find it difficult to coax my family into a morning or afternoon hike, but they will join me on a bike ride.  Biking is an excellent family event, and the Southeast abounds with miles upon miles of fabulous … Continue reading

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