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Be Careful With Important Conversations

Pay Attention to the First 10% When It Comes to Significant Conversations

This Fall I’m studying and teaching through the book of Philippians. It’s not a long book – just 104 verses. You can pretty much read through the whole letter in 10-15 minutes. But don’t let its size fool you. The Apostle Paul, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, packed a ton of great stuff …

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Family Fun on the Lake

I Have Regrets As A Dad But None Are Connected To Taking A Vacation

Our summer officially began this past week with a family vacation in Montana. For the past ten years we’ve spent a week or two each summer at a gorgeous vacation home on the shore of Flathead Lake thanks to the generosity of some friends. While we are there, literally several times a day we find …

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Did Your Momma Teach You How To Get Along with Others?

Have you learned the art of getting along with others? If you’re like me, you probably still have room for improvement even though you started working on this project a couple years ago when you were a kid. My challenge of getting along with others began when I was told by my mother to get …

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Time To Give Thanks…Right Here, Right Now

I’ve been spending a lot of time recently with my newest little granddaughter, Paisley. As I’m writing this she’s twelve days old. Helping take care of her is reminding me of so many things from when my kids were newborns, and lessons I learned from those days. Still Learning and Growing This morning Katie & …

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Are You Living a Phone-Driven Life?

In the Silicon Valley we love our techie gadgets. Especially our phones. We use them for… texting directions social networking music photographs banking dinner reservations taxis and a bezillion other things. We have become a phone-driven society. #101thingsyoursmartphonecandoforyou has become the guidebook for living in the 21st century. Lately I’ve been feeling like we are …

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Don’t Miss This Opportunity During the Holidays

It’s officially Autumn. Which means it’s the time of year when many of us start looking ahead to all the holidays that are coming up. Some of us are excited about that. Others, not so much.  But wherever you fall in that spectrum, it’s a great time of year to remind ourselves about the opportunities …

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