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Archives for March 2012

On Marriage, Expectation and Dirty Sinks

I haven’t written much about marriage in the last 6 months. Honestly, I’m not always sure what’s appropriate to share or how soon after something happens. So I err on the side of caution. But there are great things happening in my marriage. I’m learning a lot about what it means to be a man. […]

Pregnant With Expectancy

A friend of mine is pregnant. I mean really pregnant. Like, feet swollen to twice their normal size and assigned to bed rest by her doctor, pregnant. Every time we speak she says the same thing. I just want this baby to come already! I can’t possibly understand what she’s going through. I am confident that […]

The Good Thing about Fear, Frustration and Failure

From Tony: Darrell has become a personal friend since moving down to plant a church here in south Florida. I’m excited to share this post from him today. If you’re interested in guest posting, you can find out more here. *** In the past four months of my life I got married, moved across the […]

More Of You Means More Of Me

The other day in worship my friend Andrew began to sing a refrain that most of us are pretty familiar with. “More of you and less of me, Jesus“. The problem was that he changed it up and sang out “More of you means more of me. More of you means the real me.” It […]

You Become What You Behold

In my experience, weddings come in spurts. I know about 10 people that have been married within the past year, including myself. In these waves, I get my fill of weddings and then some. What is cool is to see how each couple decides to plan their wedding. Some are very informal (like we did) […]

Sin Management vs Holy Spirit Leadership

Since coming on staff as the Communications Director for my church, my outlook on leadership has significantly changed. In all of my previous jobs, I’ve been managed. It wasn’t until I actually experienced healthy leadership that I realized management and leadership are two very different concepts. My pastor is very much a visionary. His aim […]