Category: Purely Personal

Flashback Friday: Hooptie Deux Review

Flashback Friday: Hooptie Deux Review

On Fridays we stop the clock and let previous posts do all the work. Thankfully the car in this post has been replaced by an even newer model. But ah, the memories… I’m the proud...

Flashback Friday: Sublime Audacity

Flashback Friday: Sublime Audacity

Every Friday I pull up an old post out of the wayback machine. As they say on prime time TV: if you ain’t seen it, it’s new to you! …my God wants me to call...

Parenting 101

When you have four kids, people wrongly assume that you’re a parenting expert. They come by the droves asking advice, lining up at the front door like pilgrims in search of a guru on a...

Flashback Friday: The Most Selfish Man in the World

Flashback Friday: The Most Selfish Man in the World

According to Google and my stats analyzer, “The Most Selfish Man in the World” is a pretty popular search term. Little do people know they’re gonna get a peanut butter story when they hit “I’m...

Flashback Friday: This Post is Rated PG-13

Flashback Friday: This Post is Rated PG-13

On Sunday my firstborn will turn 17. Dang. That makes his mama old. Here’s a chunk of a post I wrote four years ago when he hit his teenage years. Hey Jacob…thanks for not making...

Flashback Friday: Blame It On The Rain

Flashback Friday: Blame It On The Rain

Since it’s a bright sunny day outside, I figured it made sense to take us back to a rainy-day post. Because I’m all depressing like that. There are moments when you know that the pain...

Flashback Friday: Greater Love Hath No Man…

Flashback Friday: Greater Love Hath No Man…

Next week my friend and long-time fellow Summit pastor Brad O’Brien heads to the north country. Brad, his wife Jena-Marie, and a truckload of folks from the Summit are moving to Baltimore to plant Redeemer...

Pray for Noah

Pray for Noah

By now most of the Summit Church knows about Noah Bacon, one of our 16 year old covenant members who was in a serious accident yesterday. But even if you’re not a part of the...

Twenty Years.

Twenty Years.

Those babies up there? That’s us. January 16, 1993 was the day we said “I do.” We were kids. Children. Nineteen years old, crazy in love, and convinced we were ready for the road ahead. We’d...

Flashback Friday: Walkin’ After Midnight

Flashback Friday: Walkin’ After Midnight

Headin’ into the not-so-wayback machine in 3…2… …at 3:30 AM, I decided that the only thing that would put that kid to sleep was a car ride. (Also a horse tranquilizer, but I was fresh...

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