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I think I might be insane.

Penny the puppy

Penny the puppy

Sara is due to have our second baby on July 5th, my 30 page DMin paper is due August 1st, I still have to finish 6 books before writing the paper, I’ll be the only pastor at our church for a little while starting June 14th, and 9 days ago

we bought a puppy. Continue Reading…

Give Yourself Grace

May 14, 2013 — 2 Comments

 

Last week, I was indirectly bragging about getting up early and working out. I talked about being weird because normal is dumb.

Well, for most of the rest of the week, I didn’t wake up early and work out, and I didn’t do all that much writing or reading. Or healthy eating.

An example of why I need to give myself grace.

An example of why I need to give myself grace.

By the end of the week, I was feeling like a pretty big screwup. I started to chastise myself: Continue Reading…

Terrible at First

April 23, 2013 — 3 Comments

 

Something amazing happened on Sunday night.

The closest to a smile I saw.

The closest to a smile I saw.

Lylah actually tolerated her bath.

But it was after a few minutes of earth-shattering screams. Let me be clear: Lylah wasn’t just shedding a few tears, sniveling, and occasionally letting her anxiety get the best of her by raising her voice.

We might as well have dropped Lylah in a bath of acid. Continue Reading…

 

Episode 013 of A Light Up Ahead is live!

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013 Can We Really Trust The Bible?

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This is a guest post from my wife, Sara, about an awesome book that just came out recently.

About a year ago my husband Austin said, “Hey you should check out this lady’s blog. You’d really like reading it.” I added marriageadventures.org to my Feedler app and read the most recent posts. Immediately I was hooked.

Our advance copies!

Our advance copies!

Carrie writes openly about her desire for a couple’s first marriage to be their only marriage. She knows that using tools like Christian faith and sound money management will help couples achieve this goal. Carrie is like me 15 years from now. She is awesome.

Carrie’s posts are a regular encouragement to me. Some of her advice catches me off guard, like her encouragement to save water by always showering with my spouse and her encouragement to always sleep naked. All of her advice spurs me on to be the best wife I can be as Austin and I pursue our own marriage adventure. Continue Reading…