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She Fears The Lord

Julie and I fight. There is no way around it. We have been married for 12 years, and still find ourselves arguing over the silliest things. I know Christian circles assume that fighting in marriage isn’t healthy. But I don’t see it that way. The more I live and experience life, the more I believe…

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Turn Down The Volume

As many of you know, my wife, Julie, coaches NCAA water polo for Azusa Pacific University. So during competition season, when she is coaching most Fridays and Saturdays, I take a large portion of the parenting. It becomes quite chaotic as you can imagine. There are times that it is incredible, then there are times…

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When I was a freshman in high school and playing sports, there was this one kid that was purely dominant. He could do everything. Run, tackle, throw, high intelligence, all of it. I swore he wasn’t a freshman. But he was.  Then there was this other kid. Small. Slow. Couldn’t run well. Always dropped the…

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Have you ever had a situation, or a season in life where you get frustrated because things just aren’t happening the way that you want them to? Or maybe it’s happening, but it’s not happening fast enough? I had an entire year of that sort of frustration.  I was doing everything I could to succeed…

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Yesterday my wife and I were driving to pick up our two younger kids and talking about some of the different aspects of church planting and both the blessings and the challenges it brings. She said something that struck me, so I asked her to write about it. The phrase she said that caught me…

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I am happy to announce we are expecting! A NEW CHURCH THAT IS. January 15th is our expected launch weekend for Unite Church in Pasadena, CA and, Wow! God is so good and his Church is a beautiful thing. Over the past months I have had numerous conversations with so many people from so many…

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