Author Archives: Jason

Another PR

Another PR (“personal record”) for this kid today: he ran two miles in 14:11 to finish in sixth place in today’s meet! I love how all of his hard work is producing results. Such great life lessons when your kids … Continue reading

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Politics: The Ideology of Idolatry

I’m convinced that the great idolatry for many of us is our deep commitment to our political ideology. The past few months have been difficult for all of us. I’ve taken to saying things like, “We’re all playing hurt,” and … Continue reading

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It’s That Time Again

Sunny did the math on this: we just started his 28th “season” of baseball this fall. That includes spring (usually school ball), summer, and fall baseball since he was three years old playing at the YMCA!

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Cross Country PR

I am super proud of this kid. He tried a new sport at school this fall: cross country. And he’s off to a great start. He set a new PR today by shaving off two and a half minutes from … Continue reading

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Letter to You

Just in time to save 2020….or at least give us a little boost.

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We Can Do Better.

Originally posted on Faith & Education:
John Steinbeck once wrote, “Try to understand men. If you understand each other, you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and almost always leads to love.”…

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Back to School

And thus begins a school year like no other…

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That’s Hot

And, no…it’s not a dry heat.

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2020 MLB Predictions

Tonight the 2020 MLB season begins after a wild offseason. The Astros sign-stealing scandal and the Gerrit Cole record-breaking signing seems like a lifetime ago, doesn’t it? The season was just set to begin when the world ended back in … Continue reading

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God and the Pandemic by N.T. Wright

I recently finished God and the Pandemic by N.T. Wright, with the tagline: “A Christian reflection on the Coronavirus and its aftermath.” I highly recommend it both for Christian and non-Christian audiences. As always, Wright is a wise and biblically-informed … Continue reading

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