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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 […]

Your Actual Identity Part V: Familiar (Mark Lake)

April 10, 2013


In this installment of the Identity Series, Mark Lake shares on how we are “familiar” with Jesus. I believe you will find this post to be very insightful and edifying. Mark is a great brother and loves the Lord so much. He has a way of sharing our Lord in very practical, yet very beautiful […]

“Rick Warren’s Horrific Tragedy & the Sickening Response of Some ‘Christians'” (

April 8, 2013


As some of you may have heard, Pastor Rick Warren, author of the best-selling A Purpose Driven Life and founder and senior pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., has suffered the terrible loss of his son, Matthew Warren (age 27) to suicide. Matthew had battled severe emotional issues and mental illness all of his life. […]

Your Actual Identity Part IV: Loved (Tobias Valdez)

April 2, 2013


Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very happy to introduce you all to Toby Valdez. When I started thinking about this series, and who I would like to contribute, the first name that came to mind was him. Toby and his family express the love and acceptance of Christ in action. They don’t even need to […]

Your Actual Identity Part III: Chosen (Heather Proctor)

March 28, 2013


Today’s post is from Heather Proctor. Her honesty and transparency speaks volumes about this topic. I hope you get out of it what I did. Enjoy. Check out her blog some time, you won’t regret it :). Chosen In Ephesians, Paul reminds the church that Christ chose them before the foundation of the world.  He chose them […]

Your Actual Identity Part II: Powerful in Weakness (Nathan Burgman)

March 26, 2013


Today’s post is from our brother Nathan Burgman. Click here to read his blog. Nathan is one of my best friends. I have learned so much from this guy, and I think you will too. Powerful in our Weakness Faith implies helplessness. When we come to a point in our walk with the Lord where […]

Your Actual Identity Part I: Holy

March 21, 2013


Introduction to a New Series Welcome to the new multi-contributor blog series titled, “Your Actual Identity”. There will be several parts which will be spread over a several week period. With the current confirmed contributors as of now, it appears that it will extend five to six weeks and maybe longer. This series is going […]