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Getting Published in the Oilfield Journal!

August 9, 2013



I am very excited to announce that the latest article on this blog, Conviction vs. Guilt: Is there a difference? is going to be published in a local publication based out of west Texas called The Oilfield Journal.  This will be my personal first publication as a writer. I am extremely grateful for them and Susie Lindley–the […]

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Conviction vs. Guilt: Is there a difference?

July 30, 2013


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Conviction and guilt often get placed into the same basket, along with shame. But do they belong together? I don’t think they do. Guilt is a method of control, no matter what form it may take. It is used by people to convince or drive people into doing, being, or saying what they think is […]

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Normal Jesus. Strange People.

July 3, 2013


Some believe this is what Jesus actually looked like.

Normal Jesus. I’ve always been struck by the fact that Jesus is a normal guy, like me and you. He isn’t always this shining, full of radiance and glory entity that many of us imagine him to be. In fact, I’m willing to say that more times than not, he’s like a buddy watching the […]

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9 1/2 Tips to Creating a Semi-Successful Blog and Increasing Traffic

June 18, 2013



So I’ve been asked by a number of people to write a post on how to build a blog and make it “successful”. I tell them that I’m not the best guy to ask, seeing as how this blog is only “semi-successful” traffic wise, at least. But to me, this blog has been extremely successful! […]

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What I Learned in Texas about being a Man: 7 Essential Items (humor)

May 7, 2013


***My apologies for yesterday morning. Apparently, only part of the page was showing. The problem has been solved and you can now enjoy all seven items🙂 Thank you for your patience and for notifying me of the issue.*** My older brother, Andrew Gleason, and I were talking the other day about all the things we’ve […]

God’s Favorite Place on Earth, Frank Viola and 25 FREE Gifts

May 1, 2013


I ordered my copy of Frank Viola’s latest book, God’s Favorite Place. You can also get 25 FREE gifts (really great gifts, too) like I am if you order today through May 8th. Click link for instructions: Be expecting a review soon🙂