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i’ve been a bad boy

“Look, you’ve been a bad boy”  Odd, at age 34 I have heard this phrase or some equivalent more in the last four months than I had in the previous years combined. It’s a strange phrase to throw at a grown man. I’ve been letting the phrase roll around in my head these couple of … Continue reading

the dirty work of love

On the night that Jesus was arrested, he had one last object lesson. Being who he was, who he claimed to be, he could have easily had a servant or any one of the disciples do the menial task of wiping down the dirty feet of men who spent most of their days walking the … Continue reading

I am a pastor…

On Easter of 2011 I had my first ever panic attack. I have written a lot on the church that I was serving at the time. This was a warning sign that I ignored. My chest got tight. I couldn’t breathe. I started to sweat profusely. I thought I might collapse. It was awesome (sarcasm … Continue reading