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“No Thru Traffic” and the brevity of life.

[BIG NOTE: Our blog is moving! On October 31, the newest Overboard blogs will only be found at http://www.overboardministries.com. We hope you’ll hop on over there and continue following along!] I try to walk  three to four times a week, … Continue reading

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Climb just a little higher…

[BIG NOTE: Our blog is moving! On October 31, the newest Overboard blogs will only be found at http://www.overboardministries.com. We hope you’ll hop on over there and continue following along!] Robert Goddard (1882-1945) may not be a name most of … Continue reading

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What are you for?

Back in May, Traci and I had the chance to visit with two of our Overboard Ministries supporters in Maryland, and take in a few baseball games with the Seattle Mariners and the Baltimore Orioles. We had a great time … Continue reading

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Lessons from waiting

I was in the ninth grade, and I was playing my oldest brother in basketball. He is nine years older than me, and in my short 14-year-old span of life, I had yet to hand him a defeat in a … Continue reading

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God cares about running shoes

I’m currently in the process of recovering from knee surgery and slowly getting back out on the streets and sidewalks of Kalkaska, building up my walking (and soon, running!) stamina. Before surgery I was walking 3-4 miles, several times a … Continue reading

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Sometimes life is so simple!

Two weeks ago I had the joy of taking CJ to her first concert. We attended the Big Daddy Weave, Beautiful Offerings Tour, with Jordan Feliz and Plumb. It was a fantastic show and we had a blast together. During the … Continue reading

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Smacked by Perspective

Have you ever been smacked upside the head by a healthy dose of perspective? You know, like you’re driving through town, ticked at the erratic driving skills (or lack of!) of the person you are following and suddenly–Bam!–perspective hits! So … Continue reading

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Living like the UPS man

Traci and I just attended a weekend seminar on the topic of generosity. We enjoyed an awesome time with old friends, made some new friends and were challenged by the biblical teaching and practical lessons on generosity. I’m sure there … Continue reading

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Scoffing at a million dollars

Last Tuesday I surprised my son after school with a man date to the theaters – it was time we watched Batman vs Superman. Since his routine is to grab a bite to eat as soon as school gets out, … Continue reading

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Happy Titanic-a-versary

104 years after her loss, there is something still captivating about the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic. The first “unsinkable” ship of her kind, the Titanic struck an iceberg three days into her maiden voyage and on April 15th, … Continue reading

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