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Okay, so I’ve come to the realization that God – not me – is the one deciding content on this blog about 99.9% of the time. Join me, won’t you? As I tell you a story…About today. Back up, last night. When A and I got home from a friend’s testimony, I parked the van ... Read More
March 20, 2012Brennan

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Mar2012
Before I fire off another one-liner or quip from the hip…I can’t, in good conscience or otherwise, apologize for my “newfound” belief, zeal and testimony in and for Jesus Christ. Just can’t do it. I do realize some of my friends and family may think, “Whoa, easy there, hoss, with all ... Read More
March 20, 2012Brennan

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Mar2012
1 Corinthians 7:25-40Wow. As a recently married man I am not sure quite how to respond to this. “From now on those who have wives should live as if they do not.” Not exactly going to go over well with the wife. Not gonna mention that while she’s cooking dinner. Holding ... Read More
March 20, 2012Brennan

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Mar2012
James is writing about struggles and the strength we gain in overcoming them. I don’t know about you, but struggle seems to be an everyday word for me. To be a great husband, a stepdad, a son, brother, friend, mentor, leader, follower… I strive everyday to overcome my wordly emotions ... Read More
March 20, 2012Brennan

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Mar2012
We all tend to have our favorites. Favorite pizza, favorite drink, favorite sports team. And while that’s all well and good, James tells us that having favorites among the classes, opting to care about some people while forsaking others, is bad news. Well, not only bad news, but down right ... Read More
March 20, 2012Brennan

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Mar2012
Words are tricky. You can say the exact same sentence, but annuciate one of the words differently, and you have made one person’s day and ruined another’s. Using the same word, but emphasizing it one way or another brings about a multitude of meanings. It’s crazy. Words are crazy. The ... Read More
March 20, 2012Brennan

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Mar2012
James gives it to us pretty straight here. The uneasiness, the unrest, the tortured souls in us all have to do with our meaningless yearnings for earthly desires versus trying to live a life where God is the glorified one, not ourselves.“A friendship with the world makes you an enemy of ... Read More
March 20, 2012Brennan

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Mar2012
Now James comes at the rich folk pretty hard out of the gate here. However, his words are targeting those fat cats who got richer off making others poorer. James is spotlighting those who got their wealth kinda like the dudes who run sweatshops and enjoy themselves some child labor. Ill-gotten ... Read More
March 20, 2012Brennan

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Mar2012
Just had a random thought. As a kid, I learned that annoying little playground jingle, “Stick and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” that we talk-sang to the bullies and other kids who hurled insults at us or whatever while trying to squeeze in as much enjoyment ... Read More
March 20, 2012Brennan

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Mar2012
Just had a random thought. As a kid, I learned that annoying little playground jingle, “Stick and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” that we talk-sang to the bullies and other kids who hurled insults at us or whatever while trying to squeeze in as much enjoyment ... Read More
March 20, 2012Brennan
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