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  • Gender: Male
  • Age: 44
  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Religon: Christ-follower
  • Location: McKinney, TX

My desire for this blog is to be a place for me to reflect, create, and post ideas and thoughts. I hope over time to see growth and development as I continue to grow and develop as a person. The opinions expressed in the following blogs are mine and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not reflect the opinions of any organization or other entity.

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Poets are commonly spoken of as psychologically unreliable; and generally there is a vague association between wreathing laurels in your hair and sticking straws in it. Facts and history utterly contradict this view. Most of the very great poets have been not only sane, but extremely businesslike; and if Shakespeare ever really held horses, it was because he was much the safest man to hold them. Imagination does not breed insanity. Exactly what d»
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A great talk about how being willing to think can lead to great discoveries!
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Just something to think about…. Those who have a heart for morality, believe God’s heart centers on morality. Those who have a heart for orphans, believer that God’s heart centers on orphans. Those who have a heart for America, believe that God’s heart centers on America. Those who have a heart for prayer, believer that God’s heart centers on prayer. Those who have a heart for the church, believe that God’s heart centers on the ch»
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Nothing is as sobering as seeing your sin and weakness and then marveling at the consuming beauty of grace. God has used a book over the past few weeks to do both in my life. I have had to put it down several times because the pain was too great and the worship so strong. Wrestling With an Angel is about a father’s experience with his special needs son and God. The subtitle of the book tells it all: A story of love, disability, and the lessons»
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“The primary purpose of the church is to give a ravishing vision of who Jesus Christ is.”
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Theology makes a difference. It is the infrastructure of our lives. Build it poorly and the building will eventually collapse in ruins. Build it well and you will be prepared for anything. The basic theology for addictions is that the root problem goes deeper than our genetic makeup. Addictions are ultimately a disorder of worship. Will we worship ourselves and our own desires or will we worship the true God? Through this lens, all Scripture come»
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Holiness is the most attractive quality, the more intense experience we ever get of sheer life – authentic, firsthand living, not life looked at and enjoyed from a distance. We find ourselves in on the operations of God himself, not talking about them or reading about them. But at the very moment we find ourselves in on more than ourselves, we realize we also might very well lose ourselves. We cannot domesticate the holy. Moses didn’t take a»
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I realize, of course, by the nature of their questions that they have been listening. It’s because they understand very clearly that Paul’s world is different from our world, that Paul faced different challenges than we do today, that Paul’s assumptions do not translate directly into out context, they must ask “So what?” They want to take Paul’s advice seriously. It’s not enough for them to understand the»