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The A.J. Show: Episode 2 – Charlotte’s Web and Highs and Lows

The A.J. Show: Episode 2 – Charlotte’s Web and Highs and Lows

Check out our first podcast “Introductions” In today’s episode, A.J. is under the weather and stays home from school. He talks about his latest reading selection (Charlotte’s Web), nightly highs and lows, and a review of the Angry Birds Space Fruit Gummies (just over 9 minutes). Check out Rich Melheim’s “Faith 5” here. His book […]

The A.J. Show – Episode 1: Introductions

The A.J. Show – Episode 1: Introductions

Introducing a new podcast where I just record me and my 6-year old son chatting about life. In this first episode, we talk about Angry Birds, baseball, “some of the time” and “all of the time” foods, and more (about 13 minutes). The A.J. Show – Episode 1: Introductions

Our Kids Know More Than We Think

Our Kids Know More Than We Think

We adopted A.J. at 11 days old, and it was my wife’s and my goal to use “adoption language” easily and freely, without hesitation, so that A.J. never feels like it is a taboo subject. Last Saturday, 6-year old A.J. and I had a nice Father-Son day where we shared a movie (Escape From Planet […]

Sharing Highs and Lows

A few weeks ago, Rich Melheim gave a message at my church that discussed the importance of sharing highs and lows together as a family. Rich told us to try it out. He said: at night, before bed, share highs and lows, share Scripture, and pray together, reflecting on those highs and lows and -perhaps […]

Trip to Descanso Gardens Starts Off On Wrong Foot

Trip to Descanso Gardens Starts Off On Wrong Foot

Well, God forgive us. We went back to the car, put the tripod in the trunk, and stuffed the SLR into our backpack. And, when I walked back up to buy the tickets for my in-laws, the same young lady asked me: “Is the camera in that backpack?”

Our son turned three in a blink of an eye

Our son turned three in a blink of an eye

On the morning of January 8, 2007, my wife and I drove to an adoption agency. We left that agency with this young man in the backseat.

The War on Christmas?

The War on Christmas?

YouTube Christian Collab II Update: We have raised $132.19 for poconoprc.org as of this update. Won’t you join us? I will admit it right off the bat. I am not a big fan of the “warfare” analogies that are used among Christian circles. I made a previous video on this issue of “spiritual warfare” between […]

In May, 2005, Rob was a secular, Jewish, thirty-something, Los Angeles, personal injury attorney whose idea of getting up early on a Sunday was getting up for the third quarter of the first televised, NFL games.

Thirsting on the idea of playing in a band for the first time in a decade, Rob finally accepted his neighbor's request to get up at seven-in-the-morning on Sundays in order to participate.

Eleven months later, his world was turned upside down by Jesus. Instantly, he began leading songs on the worship team and, today, he now leads that same LIFEhouse worship team in which he was initially invited to join as a non-believer.

God is cool like that.