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An open letter to end all open letters:

Posted on 02/11/15 by Jeff

This is an open letter to the person who wrote an open letter to all the people writing open letters about why people are leaving church: Seriously, why does everything have to be an open letter these days? It’s like open letter Inception. We’re now 4 levels deep in open letters and it seems as […]

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Christmas Consolation

Posted on 12/24/14 by Jeff

The “Christmas Story” in the Bible can found in Luke chapter 2. If you grew up going to church on Christmas Eve, you probably heard someone read Luke 2:1-20 starting with Caesar Augustus issuing a decree, ending with shepherds glorifying and praising God. So, now you know where to find the Christmas story. If you’d […]

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Toes and Trees are within reach.

Posted on 06/04/14 by Jeff

We finally planted a tree in our backyard. And I can finally touch my toes. One of those things, I decided to something about a while ago, the other I wish I would have. Let’s start with the tree. Here it is. It’s an autumn blaze maple tree. I wanted a maple cause I’m a […]

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Inside and Outside

Posted on 04/30/14 by Jeff

I’m trying to focus on my inner life more than my outer life. In our social media world, we have become programmed to focus on outer life – affirmation, recognition, outer signs of success and maturity. We clamor for approval. Life events get reduced down to status updates. Much like a tree falling in a […]

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This will be a terrible blog post. And that’s OK.

Posted on 04/15/14 by Jeff

I used to blog regularly.   A while ago I stopped. I’m not sure why. It may be due to family/business/schedule. It may be due to my growing disdain for our social media culture saturated with posts, pictures and blog posts detailing everyone’s every thought on everything. It may be due to my observation that […]

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34 Reasons Richard Sherman, Phil Robertson and Miley Cyrus are bad for our health.

Posted on 01/20/14 by Jeff

Seriously???? No. Nobody Cares.  

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Mickey to the rescue

Posted on 04/24/13 by Jeff

The Kerr family recently took a vacation. This was the first time in a few years we took a family vacation. Just the 6 of us. We went on the Disney Cruise. A Disney vacation seems like a necessity for every family, at least once. In our family, there had been a battle going on […]

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Into the darkness

Posted on 12/24/12 by Jeff

Some of my favorite verses in the Bible are read most often during the Christmas season. One such passage is Isaiah 9. You probably know verse 6 the best: For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called […]

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You’re in Charge

Posted on 10/11/12 by Jeff

Do you ever feel out of control? There are days I feel that way, like I’m a small ship in the stormy ocean of life, being tossed around by whatever wave decides to smack me. There are days that in spite of my best intentions, circumstances will arise and get the best of me, sending […]

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Don’t be content with nose hair.

Posted on 09/12/12 by Jeff


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