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Surfing Into Week 4 (Pt. 1)

This week in Jaco, I am learning to pace myself and am seeing that life here with God is a lot like surfing. The first time I surfed—if you could call it surfing—I flailed in the white wash, like a cat in water. The next two attempts were no more fun than the first....

The Tomb is Empty in 2018

The Tomb is Empty in 2018

I’d like to think Jesus leapt from the tomb, fist held high, hollering, “I did it! I beat the devil.”  Now, the gates of hell are busted open, our reservations are cancelled, and we are called into new life. 

For too many years, my Uncle Bob said a rendition of those words, as if for the first time. Save for the newborns, we’d heard him say them too many times.

Surfing Into Week 4 (Pt. 1)

This week in Jaco, I am learning to pace myself and am seeing that life here with God is a lot like surfing. The first time I surfed—if you could call it surfing—I flailed in the white wash, like a cat in water. The next two attempts were no more fun than the first....

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