Author Archives: Josh

COVID and Habakkuk 3

To be honest, I didn’t think it’d happen to me. I wore a mask. I practiced social distancing. I washed my hands. I used Purell. I did all things correctly like the CDC said I was supposed to. And then … Continue reading

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A Gospel to Tell

An old English prof of mine challenged me recently to write something of at least 80 words using only words that derive from Old English Anlgo-Saxon. In other words, no words that come from French or Latin or German, only … Continue reading

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Freddie Mercury and Common Grace

Last Friday morning, my kids were getting ready for school and my daughter pensively stopped and looked at me and said “Dad, did you know that the guy who sang ‘Under Pressure’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ was a refugee?” I stopped … Continue reading

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Prayer and a Beaten Up Camaro

Sometime about a week or so ago I was doing some Christmas shopping for my kids. My 15 year-old son loves cars and especially Hot Wheels and so I thought I’d get him some (don’t worry, he doesn’t read my … Continue reading

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Eight Years

I’ve been thinking much about family these last few weeks. Maybe it’s because Christmas is coming. Maybe it’s because I miss them as I’m living in Michigan and they are all spread out in California. No matter what the reason, … Continue reading

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The Companion of Wisdom and What I’m Learning

For the last month or so I’ve been slowly reading through the Book of Proverbs. My goal is to seek God’s wisdom. With all the chaos going on right now in our world today, I really feel the need for … Continue reading

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The Patient Warrior

Lately I’ve been doing my devotions through the Book of Proverbs. My goal is to seek God’s wisdom in things going on in life. My goal is to be a man of God who can live out God’s wisdom. It … Continue reading

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A Space for Grace at Pizza Ranch

The other day I had some daddy/daughter time with my now 12 year-old daughter. She asked to go to Pizza Ranch since we hadn’t been there in some time. With all this COVID stuff going on, it’s been hard to … Continue reading

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A Movie Not Meant for Me

For our Family Movie Night last week, we watched Black Panther. My family as a whole are huge Marvel/MCU fans. We’ve seen all the movies. After hearing of Chadwick Boseman’s passing due to cancer a few weeks ago, my kids … Continue reading

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Listening and Prayer

I’ve been really struggling with listening lately. It’s not that I’m not listening. In fact, I’m doing all I can to listen. I strain my ear to listen. But I’m hearing a jumble of things. The background noise is loud. … Continue reading

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