36 for 36…
Mar30

36 for 36…

Today is my 36th birthday.  Here are 36 things I’ve learned over the course of my lifetime in no particular order, with nods to those of you who’ve helped me realize these things — you know who you are!   Stay tuned in April for the return of the Interviews with Spiritual Heroes series! There is no way to avoid screwing up my kids. It is a question of degrees. Being oriented to life primarily around “right vs. wrong”...

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One-Time Christian Rock-n-Roll Artist Renounces Faith, Shocks Millions
Jan23

One-Time Christian Rock-n-Roll Artist Renounces Faith, Shocks Millions

Christians across America will be shifting uncomfortably in their pews on Sunday as they hear the news – Mike Gestopolis, co-founder of the wildly popular Christian pop rock band, Messenger Boys, with 16 studio albums (6 of them certified gold) to their credit, announced last Wednesday that he has renounced his faith. Former band members, followers of the band’s music, and pastors who’d promoted their music as a tool to reach young...

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10 Reasons I’m Glad I Don’t Live in Lynchburg, VA
Apr22

10 Reasons I’m Glad I Don’t Live in Lynchburg, VA

If you are a regular reader or subscriber to my blog, please forgive me for this post which is very off-topic from my usual musings. You may want to skip it. I’ve wanted to write this post for a very long time. Certainly, I’ve wanted to write it since I left Lynchburg, but I also wanted to write it while I lived there, because many of these things were apparent to me even then. But I didn’t.  For a variety of reasons: When I owned a...

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