Audacious Faith

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Static

With each out-of-state move, every step of obedience–the discerning, the deciding, the doubling down–has gotten easier, save one. The uprooting has gotten harder, especially now that a double oven, mountain views and neighbors I’ve come to care about deeply are involved. Idolatry is a good shot. It nails me every time. The day the realtor shows up is the worst….

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Phoenix Rising

When we closed Advance Church in August 2015, we knew the setback had the potential to be one of the greatest set ups of our lives; we just didn’t know for what. God had cards he wasn’t showing, and that was okay. This is Las Vegas, after all. Even so, there were days when it felt like he’d folded…

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Dismount

I will always remember 2015 as the year of the horse. That died. Twice. Time of death? When God moved on. ** Of all the beautiful, challenging words spoken at IF:Gathering 2015 last February, these seven from Christine Caine settled heaviest on my heart: “Sweetheart, if the horse is dead…dismount.” She was preaching from Joshua…

Floodplain
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Floodplain

The sign is still lit up blue and yellow. I finally drove by it last night. Why doesn’t someone turn it off? Don’t they know this is where the waters rose and the walls gave way? I pray Landon won’t notice, But memory serves him and he turns his head. He doesn’t say a word,…

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The Last Minute on Your Mat

Raise your hand if you’ve heard of Tabata training. Three of you? Great. For the rest of you, the simple explanation is that Tabata intervals follow this structure: Push hard and do as many reps as you can for 20 seconds. Rest for 10 seconds. Repeat eight times. Scream obscenities in your head. In theory, it…

 

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