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I Follow Jesus, Except in Traffic…and on Facebook

In theory, following Jesus is a fairly simplistic task. While we do a decent job of over-complicating what it means to be a Christ follower; I promise you it is really not that complicated. To understand fully what it meant to be saved, we have this great conversation recorded in the book of Luke where…

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I Love Our President, Barack Obama.

If there is one conversation I always stay away from, regardless of the setting or media platform, it is politics. There is not much room for give and take in politics, it is a very polarizing subject. Talking about it seems to bring out the worst in people as we feel we have the right…

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Be a Gentle Daddy

Parallel to my work with Motor Racing Outreach, I am also a ‘tentmaker’ working for one of my best friend’s travel agency. The travel agency, Off to Neverland Travel®, specializes in Disney Destinations; leaving us with all kinds of ‘business’ trips with the family to Walt Disney World® Resort and other Disney Destinations. It is a tough…

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Ain’t No Reason :: Music Monday

I love music. I can’t carry a tune in a bucket and I can’t strum a guitar or play an instrument (other than squeak out “Three Blind Mice” on a saxaphone); but I love music. It is amazing how music bypasses so many layers of emotion and gets right into your soul. To share my…

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Racecars Don’t Build Themselves

Several years ago I led a bible study for a NASCAR Nationwide Series team, BakerCurb Racing, when they were still in operation in Nashville. I always enjoyed getting there a few minutes early so I could look in the shop. The process of building racecars always amazed me. I am not a very mechanically inclined…

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The Path to Victory

I love this picture that I snapped at a NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Race several years ago inside of one of the haulers. It was a picture of a white board, with a simple set of instructions on it. In the middle of the board was a large oval diagram, obviously that of a…