Month: January 2011

Egypt

Pray for Egypt and for our sister Lydia Marcos who is serving there. Thanks – Peace, and much love to you – John Baptist!

Band of Horses – "The Funeral"

To be honest, I have no clue exactly what Ben Bridwell was thinking when he wrote this song. I cannot fully understand the depth of his emotion and am certainly not smart enough to extract the full meaning. But “The Funeral” is one of my top 20 favorite songs of all time – along with

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When Your Heroes Don’t Feel You!

Do you ever wonder – what if the people you admire and respect so much just don’t feel the same way about you? Sometimes I think to myself – Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West, Kobe Bryant, Jay-Z, Cornel West, Chris Martin, a few Pastors I know, exceptional geniuses with unreal work ethic, etc – what if

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Being the Exceptional One

In my quiet moments, I dream of a world where everyone is exceptional. I think about the tears of joy that would flow from my eyes as everyone gets to shine – everyone gets their piece of the pie – where everyone lives out their calling free from evil, jealousy, comparison, and slander. Today, our

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Cold as Ice

I had a wonderful conversation with a dear friend of mine. This person said that I should write a blog entry to capture the conversation. I agreed. This one is for you 🙂 We spoke about what the biggest factors are that make people attracted to a light that seems to outshine the person that

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