Life

The Gentle Father

Foreward On a recent episode of The Socially Remote, the guys discussed Steven’s book, The Relational God. There was some discussion around one of the commands to fathers being gentleness and how difficult that often is. This post is an adaptation of some of the content on gentleness in The Relational God.

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COVID-19: Hitting the Reset Button

Introduction In Episode 2 of The Socially Remote (TSR), David mentioned that we can’t forget that we’re living through history. This came on the heels of his reminder in Episode 1 to not lose a lesson. I’ve been thinking about what this means for our family. Undoubtedly, the COVID-19 pandemic has effected people in very…

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Nearly a Decade without Facebook

Introduction Today, it’s mid-2020, and I have been off Facebook for over a year (I’ll cover that in the “Afterword” below). However, I wrote the next section in September of 2017, after spending eight years without Facebook. So let me take you back to when I pulled the plug (for the first time).

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Feeling Helpless in the Time of COVID

“How Are You Feeling?” my wife asked me while standing in the kitchen. It took me a minute to pinpoint exactly how I was feeling. Small. Overwhelmed. Apathetic. And then it hit me . . . Helpless.

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What the Coronavirus Should Teach Us

In our second episode, we walked through The Gospel Coalition (TGC) article, “Eight Things the Coronavirus Should Teach Us.” Below is a link to the full article. If you are unfamiliar with the TGC, it’s wonderful non-denominational (evangelical and reformed) resource.

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So, David Wrote a Song About the Current Coronavirus Plight We Are All Facing

But first, a story from the early days of the Coronavirus: One time, our friend Ja went on a cruise with no wi-fi, and we didn’t hear from him for a long time. Then, he returned only to self-quarantine for 14 days. We thought the Coronavirus got him! Ja, we love ya. Enjoy people! Links…

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