Dave is Dead

Apologetics.  What an intimidating word that is.  Every time I hear it, I think of an apology for a total screw up.  Something like, “I’m sorry for forgetting our anniversary, honey”.  And within the context of being a Christian, it would sound like, “I’m sorry for believing in something that you don’t”. Webster’s Dictionary defines […]

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The Face-Off

He was in the bathroom shaving when I decided to let him have it.  “You’re such a freaking poser, dude”.  He looked back at me with this blank “What do you mean?” stare. “You call yourself a Christian, bro?”  I lit into him, “You judge everybody.  You walk into church and avoid the people that […]

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It’s All About the “Fireteam”

To bring the live “Rough Cut Men” Movie Experience to your men’s group, brigade, battalion, or business, check the links at the end of this article. Or use the “Contact Us” page at www.roughcutmen.org You know, the more time I spend with soldiers, the more I realize how completely upside-down our concept of “men’s ministry” […]

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Walking Away…

It was one of the best days of my life and probably one of his worst days.  I was in Annapolis, Maryland, preparing to speak at the United States Naval Academy when he walked in the door.  This kid was larger than life and a “Firstie”, or a Senior Midshipman.  He had started his academic […]

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The Idol of Ministry

With my travel schedule, it’s a rare occurrence that I’m actually in my own town on Sunday morning.  I can’t count the number of “home church” days that I’ve missed while sitting on airplanes miles from home.  No, I don’t pastor a church at home; I am merely a congregation guy when I’m there. As […]

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