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Radical Faith Precedes Radial Evidence: If You Build it, He Will Come

My favorite movie is becoming my life. I find myself transformed into the character of a corn farmer from Iowa–Ray Kinsella. And while I haven’t been called to cut down a cornfield to build a baseball diamond, my version, my calling, is this blog; this book. Here I sit, tears uncontrollably streaming down my face, explaining to my wife why I am a wreck. Thank goodness the kids are napping. When she first walked in, she was startled, assuming by […]

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Baseball and Bimini: Making Right Decisions

Baseball was a way of life. Between my brother and I playing, Mom running the concession stand, and Dad coaching and umpiring, Winter Park Optimist was our second home. I can still hear the cheers from the sidelines, smell the freshly cut grass, and taste the sweat mixed with red clay. For the first eighteen years of my life, baseball was my identity. It was what I loved. You see, my dad was a great athlete growing up, but through a rare […]

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