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My 6.3 Seconds

My 6.3 Seconds

A couple of weeks ago I spoke at Grassroots Church on accepting the reality that we are not the main character in this story – and that if we actually understood what our role is, we’d probably approach this journey we’re all on very differently. I used my own story of serving as an actor… er… extra in a little indy film called “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” as a sort of segue into my point. It was…

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Kids without Filters and the Genesis Theory

Kids without Filters and the Genesis Theory

This is a follow-up post to the Personality Theory post I wrote yesterday. We are presently in the Bahamas, serving Jesus under the hot, hot sun; daily obligated to swim in the turquoise waters and walk the majestic beaches in order to draw closer to our Lord. We taught here from 2005-2008. The school is attached to the church I’m speaking at on Wednesdays and Sundays. This morning Rhonda took Cameron to participate in the K3 classroom. During their recess, I walked…

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Miller’s Personality Theory

Miller’s Personality Theory

In the last few years, Donald Miller has emerged as my favourite author regarding spiritual matters. If you’ve spent any amount of time with me or have heard me speak even once, this revelation comes as no surprise. Despite what you may think, I do read other authors but there is something about Miller that just consistently sits right with me. I like his writing style, his sense of humour, the vulnerability he brings to the text, and, particularly, the…

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When My Son Becomes Me: Stubborn Vulnerability

When My Son Becomes Me: Stubborn Vulnerability

We’ve got two kids and they’re both pretty ridiculous. Cameron is 3 – and will be 4 in June. Graham is 1 and will be 2 in August. I put them to bed about half an hour ago and Graham is still chatting away from his crib, interrupted every few minutes by his big brother across the room yelling in frustration, “Go to sleep!!!” (being a big brother that big brothers are), only to have Graham burst out giggling –…

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