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Lessons Learned: Slow Down, Part 2

Believe it or not, our busyness is one of the great threats to our spiritual lives. In his book Soul Keeping, John Ortberg tells of a time when he was weary and frazzled and exhausted. His ministry was expanding, his … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Slow Down, Part 1

Last week I began a series entitled Lessons Learned. 2020 has been such a difficult year in so many respects, but there have also been plenty of lesson-learning opportunities along the way as well. Last week we looked at the … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Be Grateful, Part 4

Luke tells of a time when Jesus heals ten people of their leprosy. This was an astonishing feat and in first-century Jewish culture, this would have been a clear indication that Jesus was the promised Messiah. But after the healing, … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Be Grateful, Part 3

The word “anxiety” is derived from another word meaning “to choke” or “to cause pain by squeezing.” One of the Greek words for anxiety was used to describe the yokes that would be put on the necks of slaves in … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Be Grateful, Part 2

Gratitude is an important discipleship practice. And it is just that — a practice. Just like you’ll never learn to play the guitar without regular practice, we’ll never become the kind of people God will us to be — people … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Be Grateful, Part 1

We’ve heard it hundreds of times: 2020 has been a difficult year in so many respects. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of over 250,000 Americans and has completely disrupted our way of life this year. I read a line … Continue reading

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Galaxy of Lights 2020

We had a great time last night touring the Galaxy of Lights at our Huntsville Botanical Garden. This is one of our annual traditions. We normally drive through to see the lights; a time or two we’ve run the Galaxy … Continue reading

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National Honor Society

Super proud of this young lady, the newest member of the National Honor Society! She is extremely dedicated to her studies, always working hard to pursue her dreams. Abby Kate, you make us proud.

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Album of the Year, 1990-2019

Back in the summer, I posted about my favorite album each year going all the way back to my teen years. It was a fun little exercise and it helped take my mind off the fact that we couldn’t do … Continue reading

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2020 Cross-Country Sectionals

Today was a huge day for Jackson. He ran sectionals with the Madison Academy cross-country team, which is a big deal for him as a seventh grader. He ran in a varsity competition about a month ago and finished his … Continue reading

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