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What a Little Coaching Will Do

While on a vacation to Gull Lake Ministries I was sitting by the archery range watching a father and son shoot arrows. as the young boy was struggling to hit the target, his dad gave him some pointers and the boy, taking his father’s advice, began hitting the target. His dad then commented, “you see what a little coaching will do for you?” We all need others in our life who are older and wiser and can help point us…

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076 – Five Types of Paternalism

Show Notes Fun Time with Dad: Pressing apples for cider and firing off a black powder canon! In this episode, I talk about five types of paternalism as discussed in the book, When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert. While the book primarily looks at helping the poor through missions and other ways, I wanted to look at some of the principles in the book from a parenting perspective. Four Broken Relationships: With God – Poverty of Spiritual…

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075 – World Series Champion Chicago Cubs

Show Notes The Chicago Cubs won the World Series!! I will never get tired of saying that. Last week I blogged about my experience attending Game 3 of the World Series. An unbelievable experience I never dreamed would happen. This week I wrap of the amazing season the Chicago Cubs had in not only getting to, but also winning the World Series. As every other Cubs fan, I am so excited with the Cubs run though the postseason. As we…

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World Series – Game 3

For years I have dreamed of watching the Cubs play in the World Series. Never did I imagine I would have the opportunity to actually attend a game. By the time the Cubs reached the World Series, I just never thought it would work out. However, I entered the postseason lottery to have a chance to be among the fans to buy tickets. After not getting in for the Division Series or League Championship Series, I won the opportunity to…

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