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Happy 5th Anniversary on the Blog!

And it all started five years ago today with a post called Risky Behavior. As one kind person commented, that first day was like throwing a blog-warming party. Here’s a look back on the past half decade. Coming To This … Continue reading

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Doing Good Can Be So Confusing

I’m Not a Pastor Apparently I confuse people. I don’t mean to, but I do. It becomes apparent mostly on line when someone writes that I should do something in particular, or I should refrain from saying something, or there’s … Continue reading

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What if I gave a party and nobody came? A look at 4 years of blogging:

4 years 1365 posts Thousands and thousands of comments And it all started with this post. As one kind person commented, that first day was like throwing a blog-warming party. You should be careful what parties you go to, though. … Continue reading

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When the Judge Gets Cross-Examined – my secrets revealed

[A lot of people ask me what it’s like being a trial court judge. The answers can be found in this interview Michelle Van Loon posted on her blog Pilgrim’s Road Trip back in 2013, and which she’s graciously allowed … Continue reading

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Christian Bloggers and Platform Building – when to say no

I went to a high school football game Friday night. We showed up in time to see the second half of the junior varsity game, the one with players from the school my wife works at. I hadn’t been to our … Continue reading

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Cara Meredith: “Everything I Ever Needed to Know in Parenting I Learned from Tim Fall” (a guest post)

[I begged Cara Meredith of “Be Mama, Be” to write a guest post. She did, sending me something I never expected: a beautiful Thank You Note that made me blush. She is quite an encourager as you will soon see. Everyone should be Cara’s … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Rule of Necessity

In law we have a doctrine called the Rule of Necessity. It’s applied rarely and narrowly. The rule allows cases that pose a conflict of interest for all judges to still be heard. In simple terms, if all judges are disqualified then any judge … Continue reading

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How To Be A Christian Blogger Who Rocks Social Media

In the movie School of Rock, Jack Black plays a rocker in between gigs who cons his way into a job teaching kids at an exclusive academy. Instead of math, science and history, he teaches them to rock. When he … Continue reading

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The #1 Guaranteed Way To Write The Perfect Blog Post

All perfect blog posts start the same way. You start the post by writing something – anything! – down and then writing more. The first bit might not make it to the final draft, but it’s what always leads to … Continue reading

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What On Earth Is This Blog About!

When people ask me what this blog is about, I am a bit hard pressed to answer. I do know that my hope is I never write a blog post that resembles this sermon: And I am glad that my … Continue reading

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