I’ll Go the Extra Mile

The Extra Mile

The older I get the more I value relationships. With Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 5, I see so much wisdom about making relationships work – even the difficult ones. I […]

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    I’ll Go the Extra Mile

    The older I get the more I value relationships. With Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 5, I see so much wisdom about making relationships work – even the difficult ones. I […]

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    Why I Quit Watching FOX News

    Here are five quick and easily articulated reasons. And yes, these are coming from a conservative. 1. There’s a noticeable lack of journalistic inquiry and depth of reporting. You get […]

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    A Personal Reflection on Last Week’s Supreme Court Decision

    I shared some thoughts last Sunday about where we ought to go as Christ followers in light of Friday’s decision. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Same-sex Marriage; this was […]

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    Some Caring for Aging Parent Resources

    I heard from a number of people about last Sunday’s talk on caring for aging parents. For some it was a sense of permission to have the “talk” and yet […]

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    Caring for the Difficult Parent

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    Five Essentials for the Blended Family

    A blended family is the result of remarriage, adoption or fostering. While each context is certainly different, there are behaviors I’d deem essential for a new family’s well being. Parents should be […]

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    We Pause to Remember this Memorial Day 2015

    On this Memorial Day we pause to remember the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives in order that we might not only know freedom, but live in freedom. […]

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    Resources for Adoption and Fostering

    Our blended family story is one of adoption. I recognize adoption and/or fostering isn’t for everyone, but perhaps you’re interested in learning more about what’s involved. Thank you for asking the questions. […]

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    When is it “Right” to Remarry?

    That’s a question I hear from time to time as people navigate post divorce relationships. Should you marry again if you’ve been divorced? As best as I understand it, remarriage […]

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