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April 21, 2017

For my entire life, as long as I can remember, as my family would move to a new place and start at a new school/church, the teachers and pastors I would meet would often tell me, “Elijah, you have great leadership potential.  You are going to do great things.”  And, as...

March 10, 2017

Marcela came to a concert that my band was playing once

in New York City. She took the subway across Manhattan hours before we played to make sure she’d get a chance to meet us. As she approached me, she did so with such timidity that I wasn’t sure I would actually get...

March 8, 2017

At 8-years-old, I sat on the edge of my father’s hospital bed, doing my best to wrap my mind around the finality of death, as it brutally introduced itself to me.  After a 5-year battle with cancer, my dad was dying.  He was my hero—my safe place.  I thought he was inv...

March 2, 2017

He asked me defiantly, "Do you think Jesus could help my back? I hurt it pretty bad a couple weeks ago." I smiled and said "Oh, I sure do!" So we stood there in the middle of a dirty bar in Des Moines, IA, with my hands laid on the back of a young man who openly hated...

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