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Forever a Pirate

Dear 2017 Hudson Pirate Football Team, Last Friday, my wife Stephanie, my son Matthew, and my mother Jill traveled to Belle Plaine to see you guys play.  I want to start by congratulating your team on an undefeated regular season. … Continue reading

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Compassion: A Little Goes a Long Way

Ephesians 4:32 (NIV) 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.   It can be difficult to live up to Paul’s command found here in Ephesians 4:32.  The verse doesn’t come with … Continue reading

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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 4)

Today we are going to talk about #18 on our list of things we should say more often. Here is a surprise corn dog I bought you because you’re my friend I know that this seems a little silly, but … Continue reading

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The Cure for Entitlement

Entitlement is a word that has been thrown around more and more the last few years.  It is a word that seems to be used a lot by people and especially the media as they discuss the Millennial generation.  Just … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of the Frogs (Part 6)

In Part 1 of this blog series we looked at Exodus 8 and how Pharaoh waited a day to have Moses ask God to get rid of the frogs.  Carrying unforgiveness around in your heart is like carrying a bunch … Continue reading

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Jesus: The Greatest Gift Ever Given

Luke 2:11-12 (NIV) 11 Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. 12 This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger. Before the … Continue reading

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Pork: It Just Tastes So Good

The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are two of my favorite holidays.  There are many reasons for this, but one of the big reasons is the wonderful food I get to eat.  I love to eat and one of my favorite … Continue reading

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