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How often do we act like children running into the street? Have you ever had a child run out in front of your car? It’s a terrifying experience. Joy here and it happened to me this weekend. I was looking for a parking space when little girl ran in front of my car. I slammed on the brakes as her mother reached out, grabbed her, and pulled her back to the side of the road… … Continue reading

Today was the day that I lost all my pride… Joy here and yes that’s me in a sandwich board looking about 3 ft tall. I made a bet with Carlos that whoever won our NCAA tournament bracket competition would get to choose what the loser wore on a sandwich board sign for the day. I said this because I thought I would WIN! I always win….except this year! My bracket tanked and Carlos kicked… … Continue reading

What do you think? The other day I was eating out with my family when I looked over and saw a family getting up to leave. As they did the Dad left clearly more than half of his plate there on the table as they all walked off. Next to that table were 4 other guys having a good time enjoying their meals when one of them gets up, walks over to the half eaten… … Continue reading

Being an adult is so much harder than I ever expected!Why didn’t anyone warn me about this? Joy here, and for some reason I thought that the older you became the more wisdom you suddenly gained. So far this had not happened for me… I am in the process of trying to understand my taxes, my healthcare, and whatever a 401K is, while everyone else seems to just get this stuff. One of my friends… … Continue reading

Letting words describe us, not define us. Carlos here and the other night at an event I heard something that has stuck with me for days now. “Words can describe us, but they don’t have to define us” How often do we let words like “divorced” keep us from letting God use us because we feel like we have been disqualified? Or words like “recovering addict” keep us from speaking to others about their struggle?… … Continue reading

Worth It.  I was listen to some WAY-FM songs last night about the cross. I know what God has done for me. I’m sure you’ve heard the story a bunch of times as well. It’s all about the cross and God’s sacrifice for us. It’s the basis of our salvation. I think the problem is I’m used to the story. I know it backwards and forwards. The story of Jesus dying on the cross doesn’t… … Continue reading

Welcome to FIGHT CHURCH. In a new documentary the film makers are taking a look at the culture of men within the church and asking the hard question. Has Christianity feminized the faith? From my perspective the church truly has gone a little too far into the culture of meek and mild, soft and always turning the other cheek Jesus. We forget that Jesus was a man’s-man, a carpenter, a vocal leader and when He… … Continue reading

16 Children And Their Bedrooms From Across The World.

16 Children And Their Bedrooms From Across The World.Where you sleep says a lot about the world you live in. Joy here, I think I need to look at these photos every single day when I wake up. What does your bedroom look like? Probably four walls, a bed, some pillows, and a closet filled with clothes. This is our world. It’s all we know. However, so much of the world would love even ONE… … Continue reading

Pizza Delivery Man Surprised by Kindness

Pizza Delivery Man Surprised by KindnessThis article has encouraged a lot people today, but I’m actually frustrated by it. Joy here and the fact that this story made the news amazed me! A sweet couple righted a wrong and it surprised everyone! As Christians, why are we not doing this more often? We should be righting wrongs, asking for forgiveness, and doing the unexpected to encourage all the time. This hit me hard and made… … Continue reading

Prank It Forward

Prank It ForwardApril Fools Day is often one of the most hated holidays! Joy here, and today is often all about cruel pranks. I love that some people got together and said why not spread kindness instead of frustration on April Fools? This video is so inspiring and made me think of ways that I can “prank it forward.” I think that I miss opportunities every day to bless those around me, sometimes it just… … Continue reading