What I learned about people from the Trump presidency.

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The Trump presidency is behind us and I say thank goodness for that. I normally don’t care much about the president or get too opinionated politically. This time around though I was struck by not only a really horrible president, but by the influence and power of that position over other people. Two things really […]

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The Value of Community

Taken from Josh’s journal, 7.17.2016 Community. I see a pattern running through my life lately, a thread that binds the pieces together, and it all comes down to community. Kim and I just had a good talk where we really examined this core desire in our heart and how it has manifested itself especially over […]

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What is Normal? From Sumatra Villages to Corporate America.

When I look back over my life over the last two years I am just amazed at God’s provision. I’m amazed at how quickly Kim and I can jump from one thing to another. How one day we’re living full on in another culture, immersed in the heat and language barriers, bugs, weddings, and customs entirely […]

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The most important things. Dec. 2015

The most important things right now: Being here for my family. I’m committed to being a work at home dad and spending time with my children. Earning a sustainable living. I’m committed to our business and making it profitable. Adding to our family through adoption. I’m committed to bringing our child home and becoming a […]

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Longevity Chart, Adam to Joseph

This is a really interesting chart if you’ve never seen this before. If you look at the ages in the Bible from Genesis 5 and 11 you can construct a genealogy chart from Adam all the way to Joseph. The Bible tells us how long each person lived and at what age they had children. […]

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Best Gift Christmas

I’ve been meaning to write a post about Christmas for a while. I’ve hesitated because a) we’ve been busy moving into a new apartment, and b) I just haven’t known how to encapsulate my thoughts. I have to really guard myself against cynicism, during the holidays more than ever. I know my experiences overseas really […]

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