Monthly Archives: March, 2013

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    Good Friday

    I took this picture of my youngest brother Lance on an ice laden stream in the northeast, just minutes after I helped him take his daily dose of chemo.  In that moment, and in many others Lance became a giant in my heart.  Dan Allender said of a remarkable wedding he attended, “In the end,...

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    Vacation – Why We Can’t Afford Not To

    $824.00 for Disneyland. I thought $90 a week for a kick in the nuts (counseling) was a rough go… But to shell out $824 for a three-day family pass just to have close proximity to a Galactic Gobbler or the not-sure-why-it’s-famous cheesesteak…? I don’t know if it’s mentoring from Dave Ramsey or my old Jewish...

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    Become Who They Will Become – Proverbs from the 2012 Intensive – Volume XIII

    a·rise/əˈrīz/ v. come into being; emerge   When fathering your children, father them as God fathers you… Model for them how to RISE UP as true sons and daughters of God. – Allen Who do you want your children to become? Who are you today? Become today what what you want your children to one...

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    How Have You Learned the Father?

    How have you learned the Father? This is one of the most central questions to our spiritual formation.  It’s a question posted by George Macdonald as he unpacks Sonship in Unspoken Sermons.  It’s a question that has stopped me in my tracks. If we were to dive deeply into this question, become fully aware of...

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    Kingdom Carpool – More than a Minivan

    I pulled out of the carpool line at the kids school today and felt a blog rising up in my heart.  Rather than write it I sensed the Holy Spirit’s nudge to record it as an audio.  Never did that before but hope it’ll be good nourishment for you today. When you have a chance...

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    Listen More – Proverbs from the 2012 Intensive – Volume XII

    lis·ten/ˈlisən/ v. give one’s attention to; hear Talk less, listen more. Why is it so important to make your point? Why is it so important to be right? ~ Dave Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention, gain understanding. Listen, my son, accept what I say, and the years of your life will...

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