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Your lifespan is shorter today than yesterday

A couple weeks ago I was flying on a small plane from Clovis, New Mexico to Dallas, Texas. There were only 8 seats on the plane, and 7 of them were in use. Next to me were two men who … Continue reading

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Mistakes leaders make (9/10)

Leaders who have the greatest success, have a great succession plan to ensure that their work continues long-past their tenure. So while a strong leader is fully engaged in the present direction of his organization, he is also keeping an eye on who it is that might replace him one day. Continue reading

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The view from 950′

I have always loved roller coasters. There is something thrilling about that initial climb to several hundred feet above the ground, followed by the screaming terror of zipping around the track at insane speeds trying to keep your lunch down. … Continue reading

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It’s so simple…just ridiculously hard!

Today I was reminded of how simple the Overboard Life is. Simple? sure. Easy? No way! I was reading in Psalm 143 when I came across verse 8, one that has appeared in other recent Overboard posts. “Let the morning … Continue reading

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Finally 4!

You probably noticed that we’re starting to wear our big-boy pants. You know, the ones that have a zipper and a button, not just an elastic waistband? Sure, they still have the adjustable stretchy thing on the inside, but all … Continue reading

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I’m 40 and living in my friends’ basement…

…and I wouldn’t want it any other way. Seriously. This morning I was thinking about how crazy life can be. At times, Traci and I feel like we’re the punch line to one of those Nationwide Insurance commercials: “Life comes … Continue reading

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Living the dream!

Have you ever been inspired by a movie, song or book? I don’t mean just moved by something you saw, heard or read, I’m asking, have you ever been truly inspired and changed by a powerful film, a meaningful book or … Continue reading

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Looking back one last time…

Today we officially cleared out of the house that has been our home for the past two years. In fact, it was exactly two years ago today we drove off in our fully loaded minivan, and began a 2,500 mile … Continue reading

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Our next adventure begins!

For the past six weeks, Traci and I have been on a roller coaster ride of change. Uncertainty about a job, a house, a future ministry etc… has been challenging us each day. I want to thank each of you … Continue reading

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God loves a grand entrance!

I read a book by Mark Batterson this past year. Actually, I’ve read the book a couple of times, and finished it up again toward the end of 2014. In the book, Batterson has this great line about God’s timing. … Continue reading

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