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Jump the Invisible Fence

Mentor and productivity coach Michael Hyatt recently told a story about his dog, a sweet little rambunctious thing that was constantly trying to run out in the street like a jailbroken inmate longing to be free.  The doe-eyed romanticist who … Continue reading

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A prayer for the adventurer

Thank you to Pastor Craig Groeschel for setting me onto this prayer today. Sir Francis Drake, the great admiral, pirate, and explorer prayed this in 1577. It is my anthem today to remind me never to dare so little that … Continue reading

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Sleep is optional, apparently

Sleep is essential, but our bodies sometimes treat it as optional.  We need sleep to rest, repair, and prepare ourselves for the stress to come in the next day.  But some days, sleep just won’t come.  For instance, right now.  I … Continue reading

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Junior High Mission Trip, Day 4

Wow!  What a powerful close to our week of work in this community!  We started the day at the House of Thorns again, to take a second shot at cleaning up the front yard.  Again we clipped, cut, pulled, raked, … Continue reading

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Junior High Mission Trip, Day 3

What an amazing day of ministry! What was easily the longest and hardest day on this trip has yielded some awesome fruit for our team. Barriers broken, hearts uplifted, lives touched…maybe I should share it with you. We started the … Continue reading

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Junior High Mission Trip, Day 2

Today was physically exhausting, but our minds and hearts stayed strong!  We started the morning by rehabbing the exterior of a local woman’s house.  It was amazing how much of a difference our team made in just a few hours … Continue reading

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Junior High Mission Trip, Day 1

When you’re on a mission trip, it’s expected that you will be pushed to your limits physically, emotionally, and physically.  It’s not expected that you will find some of those limits on your first day.  The students were heavily challenged … Continue reading

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