Author Archives: Ben

Parenting: Humility & The Village

Let me start this post with a confession: I am not some parenting expert, nor am I a particularly great parent! I will accept that I am a good parent, but I don’t want anyone to believe that I’m some … Continue reading

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The Linear Cyclicity of History

“The linear…what? Cyclicity?! Huh? Of History. Ok. You’ve lost me!” Yeah. It’s a mouthful, but I think it paints the perfect word picture. There are a few schools of thought on the path of history, whether it’s linear or cyclical. … Continue reading

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The Shunemite – Trusting God in Loss!

As I’ve prayed and thought about today’s post, God brought me back to an old milestone. Many years ago, God was beginning to reveal Himself to me, as a young man. Somewhere along the way, I’d bought into the idea … Continue reading

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This Is The Day That The Lord Has Made

To be quite frank, I don’t want to write this post. You see, once I write it, I am accountable to live it. And honestly, I don’t want to live this some days. “What are you TALKING about?!” Right. I … Continue reading

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Trusting God To Speak; The Discipline of Silence

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m not exactly a silent guy. Whether it’s a key-chain jangling, my laugh, my footfalls, or my input on an issue, I am rarely without some sound. For some years, I was the guy … Continue reading

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Live Blameless?!? Have You Met Me?!?

In many places, the Bible tells us we are to live blamelessly, in such a way that no one can bring an accusation against us. And yet, in this technological age, where all our mistakes and failures can haunt us … Continue reading

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Mental Health; The Oft Overlooked Aspect

Normally, Wednesdays are reserved for shorter posts, but this one just couldn’t be much shorter. Nonetheless, this felt too important to hold off on sharing it. So, I apologize for this breech of ediquette, but I hope this post blesses … Continue reading

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Pencil’s Ready? It’s Test Time!

Given that today is August 1, I figured a school-themed title was fitting. Additionally, I was reading in 1 Thessalonians 5:12-25, and Paul talks of testing things. So, let’s go to it! Are you ready? When I was younger, I … Continue reading

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When Life Sucks…Check Your Lenses!

Have you ever worn glasses? Maybe they were sunglasses, or prescription glassed, or maybe prop glasses for a performance or that “perfect touch to a look.” Whatever glasses they were, didn’t you just hate when you had a smudge on … Continue reading

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Why Do You Keep Following Jesus?!?

I’ve walked with Jesus for 30+ years now. I was blessed to grow up in a Christian household, with incredible parents who taught my brothers and I the Truth. When I was a kid, following Jesus was easy. After all, … Continue reading

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