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Follower of Jesus, Husband, Father, Pastor, Theologian . . . other stuff . . .

  • Between Real and Ideal

    The existence of the ideal is evidence of its possibility. Ever been inspired by a movie because of the values it portrayed? The story was challenging and beautiful, moving and uplifting. Then you come back to “reality” and realize that… Read More ›

  • A Father’s Letter To His Graduating Son

    For the better part of two decades, I have engrossed myself in your life. Much of my effort has been simply to keep you alive and healthy. I have sung songs, and played games, and answered questions, but more than that, I have loved you at depths that even now you are not able to understand and won’t be until you have a child of your own. Though at times I have tried to express and explain that love to you, I realize that, for now, between us, I’ll have to be content with knowing its depths on my own. Part of a parent’s lot I suppose.