I’m a big fan of social media. In fact, when my son was a preschooler, he said one day from the backseat of the car, “Hey! That guy on the radio just said ‘Facebook’! That’s where Mommy works!” Slow down, cowboy. It’s not where Mommy works. But I can see why you might think so. I do sort of treat it like a fulltime job. The Internet is a magnetic place, and social media is…

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John Crist... American Chrstians' current favorite comedian. If you're not already following him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, you probably should. If not, here are 10 tweets from him that will have you laughing. Siri call father pic.twitter.com/E9u99nEEK6 — John Crist (@johnbcrist) May 25, 2017 I've never looked at a pregnancy announcement photo and thought, "this was the guy's idea." — John Crist (@johnbcrist) June 26, 2017 pic.twitter.com/bHcEA6ytjy — John Crist (@johnbcrist) June 19, 2017 Chip…

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Dear Pregnant Woman, I see you next to me at the store, at the office, and walking down the street. I can see the stress across your face and in your hunched shoulders. I can see the exhaustion hiding in the circles under your eyes. How I wish I could hug you and tell you to relax and just enjoy this time, these nine months of everything changing. I promise you that they may seem…

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I sat down with my wife last night to watch “The Bachelorette."I know. I know. Bad move. Such a bad move. I think I could actually feel my soul dying inside. I had never seen an episode before, but let me tell you, watching one girl simultaneously date a group of competitive suitors is not my idea of a good time. At first, it actually made me physically nauseous witnessing a group of grown men…

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“I don’t know what is wrong with me,” my friend Gina lamented as we enjoyed a rare afternoon cup of coffee together. “I’ve always loved my time with God, but lately I just feel antsy, like I’m being put in a timeout or something. Five minutes, and I’m done!” I’ve been hearing this kind of thing a lot lately. People feel so harried that they can hardly find space for being alone with God, and…

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“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” —J. R. R. Tolkien Never mind stepping onto the road . . . sometimes stepping out of bed is dangerous enough. Or daunting enough. Yeah, there are times when life can seem too hard to face. There, we’ve said it. But you already know it’s true. No matter…

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