10 Ways to Stay Mentally Healthy During the Holidays

As you all know the holiday season is upon us. The debate about whether you can start listening to Christmas music before Thanksgiving is in full force (I’m team Christmas music by the way!) and Black Friday deals are swarming our inbox. The holidays can be a time of joy, family and festivities. However, it […]

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How to Cultivate Thankfulness in Your Family this Holiday Season

Last week I wrote about the need to rediscover biblical thankfulness. I defined biblical thankfulness as, “a response to who God is and what He has done by feeling and expressing gratitude no matter the circumstance.” Defining and building a framework is a good starting point, but the bigger question might be “how”? How do I […]

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Give Thanks!

I have had the great joy and privilege of leading a senior guys bible study every Tuesday night this past semester. It started when they were awkward 8th graders and now they are (mostly) mature young men about to embark on the next stage of their life. Our conversations revolve around the usual topics such […]

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The Prodigal Son: The Reception (Part I)

It was a normal day in the Frazier household. I was stumbling through my attempt at fatherhood trying to be the best version of Jack Pearson, Coach Taylor, Charles Ingall and, let’s be honest, a little bit of Phil Dunphy all rolled into one. While Chelsea was off walking on water somewhere basically being the […]

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Heart Attacks, Falling Towers & the Frailty of Life

“Scott, your brother had a heart attack and it’s not looking good.”  Those were the words shared with me early yesterday morning. In those moments the world becomes molasses – thick, cloudy, and slow. You try to catch your breath and your bearing simultaneously, but it always seems slightly out of reach. You repeat the […]

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