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The Fine Line Between Fear and Fun

My wife headed for Vegas this past weekend, so I took a day off and headed with the kids over to our pool. I put my one-year-old son, Sam, in his frog suit and held him in the rather cold water. He had a blast, but whenever I would move around much or hold him away from me, he would get this great look on his face expressing two seemingly exclusive thoughts... I am so scared! This is so much fun! Ever been there? That place where fear intermingles with fun is the …

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Instagram Makes Photos Older and Better

Photos are fun. And they're even more fun when you're using the app for iphone. Here are a few recent snaps I've made and tweaked... …

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Another Cool Chick-fil-A Inspired Music Video

Writing and singing songs about Chick-fil-A has almost reached meme-level, but for a spicy chicken lover like myself, they never get old. I've featured other music videos about my favorite restaurant before, but here's a cool new offering... …

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One Good Way to Have Hours of Annoying Fun

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All 8 Food Groups!

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10 Unique Gifts We Hope to Have Under our Tree

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Handling Giant Snakes In Church

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Only In California Do the Scarecrows Look Like Lady Gaga

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Go Fly A Kite

Saturday, I flew a kite! It was a beautiful breezy day and my daughter had just gotten a cheap (99 cent), flimsy kite, so we headed over to the front yard of the church. On the way I thought, "This is never going to work, but at least we'll have a nice walk on a pretty day." Much to my surprise, the kite flew easily. In fact, it soared to at least fifty feet - pretty impressive for a five-year-old and a Dad with no kite-flying experience. …

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Going Back to (Vacation Bible) School

I love VBS week! I love to watch kids having fun. I love to see the people of God in action, doing their thing to accomplish ministry to families. More than anything, I love seeing little ones embrace the story of Jesus as their own. It's awesome! This year's VBS has been a blessing to my heart for quite a few reasons. One is that we've started out with about twenty more kids involved than last year. Two is our Associate Pastor, Cory McCaig has done an absolutely awesome job …

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