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Why God-Sized Dreams Embrace Awkwardness & Joy (Faith Barista Jam)

By On September 30, 2010

For those joining in the Faith Barista Jam today: At the end of the post, click the blue button to submit the url of your blog post on the topic of "Discovering… Read More


Experience The Real Organic Lifestyle: Organic Christian Faith

By On June 11, 2010

With all the focus on organic eating, wearing, and drinking, you’d think we’d all be living truly organic lives.  Are we? A while back, when everyone was caught smack dab in the… Read More


6 Ways To Invest In Everyday Joy

By On June 4, 2010

Even if the economy has capsized our savings, we can continue to build an investment in Everyday Joy. In the mornings, I rummage through the top headlines to see what’s grabbing the… Read More


Laughter Can Be The Best Faith Medicine

By On May 21, 2010

Some might say that spirituality is measured by hours spent in prayer or in the Bible. But, the ability to have fun can be a telltale indicator of good faith health. When… Read More


Recover From Spiritual Burnout: 6 Ways To Detox

By On May 17, 2010

Sometimes we live as if faith were a project to check off. Recovering from spiritual burnout is key in recapturing a life of joy. When you’ve got two small kids under the… Read More


The Tipping Point: Why We Watch American Idol (Step 5)

By On April 14, 2010

I love watching American Idol. It’s obvious if you sneak a peek into my iTunes playlist.  I’ve got Season 7 David Archuleta’s ethereal Imagine and Season 8’s Matt Giraud’s Funny Valentine mixed… Read More


10 Ways To Make Rest One Ambition

By On April 9, 2010

“When you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.” ~ Victor Hugo I was driving around with friends from out of town, when we got… Read More


Risky Business: Changing Negative Character Traits (Step 3)

By On April 7, 2010

“Precious, precious, precious!” Gollum cried. “My Precious! O my Precious!” He stepped too far, toppled, wavered for a moment on the brink, and then with a shriek he fell. ~ The Lord… Read More


An Ice Cream Trip: What Do You Really Want? (Step 2)

By On April 5, 2010

I was standing at a wall of ice cream flavors, with a Take-A-Ticket number in my hand. Yep. I was at one of those local hang outs, where people crowd into a… Read More


The First Easter BBQ

By On April 4, 2010

“God is not proud…He will have us even though we have shown that we prefer everything else to Him.” ~ CS Lewis Easter is here.  Are you ready to… barbecue? This year,… Read More


After The Rain: Say Yes To Joy (Step 1)

By On April 1, 2010

As my baby boy CJ blew out his first birthday candle a couple weeks ago, I hoped to see him walking soon. CJ had been cruising for months, going from toy to… Read More


Anyone Seen My Blueprints? — How Trouble Fits Into God’s Plans

By On March 3, 2010

Is it possible to see God’s blueprints for us?  How does trouble fit into those plans? Years ago, I had a chance to manage a project to build a computer lab for… Read More

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