Category Archives: Faith

Israel Photos, Part 2

Here are some photos from our trip to Israel, focusing on our time in Qumran, En Gedi, the Dead Sea, and Masada. Just before we entered Jerusalem, we stopped by the Valley of Elah. Joshua and I couldn’t resist the … Continue reading

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Israel, Extra-Curricular

While we were in Israel, we still had to take a little time to do some “normal” things. After not playing piano for about a week and a half, Jackson saw this piano in the lobby area of one of … Continue reading

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Israel Photos, Part 1

Last month, our family had the opportunity to visit Israel for the first time. We spent several days touring the land and seeing many sites of biblical significance. It was such an incredible experience, one that is difficult to put … Continue reading

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A Sign of the Times?

A few days ago, it was reported that Amy Grant and Vince Gill were going to host a same-sex wedding for a family member on their farm. I came across this news on Twitter when Franklin Graham made the following … Continue reading

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Best Books of 2022

This time of year, I always post about the best books I’ve read over the last twelve months. I set myself a goal to read 52 books a year — one per week. It’s an ambitious goal and I rarely … Continue reading

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The Bybee Guys Teaching Together

Last night was a special night as I shared some teaching time with two of my favorite people: my sons Jackson and Joshua. We had a special class at church last night, led by some of our fathers and sons. … Continue reading

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Signing Day

Today was a really big day for our family. Joshua started playing baseball at the age of 3 at the YMCA. And it was definitely love at first “swing” for him! Since that first season of tee ball 15 years … Continue reading

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Committed

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Desperate

As Jesus went, the people pressed around him. And there was a woman who had a discharge of blood for twelve years, and though she had spent all her living on physicians, she could not be healed by anyone. She … Continue reading

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Reading List for Critical Theory, Identity Politics and Social Justice

Over the last year or two, I’ve been doing a deep study of Critical Theory and social justice. Given the near-universal acceptance of Critical Theory today, my view is bound to be very unpopular. But I have come to view … Continue reading

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