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Third Day – Switchfoot

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Long time since I’ve posted.
I’ve truly been meaning to, it’s just life has been sort of crazy.

Anyhow, today while I was at work I received a tweet from @rjschaefer asking me how much he loved me, meaning he had something I was going to enjoy. He went on to tell me how he had two tickets to the Third Day/Switchfoot concert today, FOR FREE, if i wanted them.

Anyone who knows me, knows that I love Third Day.
I obviously accepted…..

I have seen Third Day in concert many times, and I have to say, it was just an okay show by them.
Switchfoot however…were incredible.
It’s funny to me.
A long time ago I did not understand the buzz that was around Switchfoot.
My roommate was hooked.
However, I just thought they sounded like any other rock band.
It was about that time that I was introduced to TWLOHA.
TWLOHA is an organization that is trying to seek the hearts and lives of the world, in hopes to speak truth, love, and hope in to the lives of all who they come in contact with.
It is through TWLOHA that I heard about who Switchfoot, and Jon Foreman in general, were behind their music.
Once getting to know them on that level, it seemed impossible to listen to their music and not fall in love.
I started to listen more and more and become more and more attached to not just their behind the scene lives, but how they lived that out through their powerful lyrics and inspiring musical talent.

This is from the concert tonight(I apologize for the image quality. The sound however is priceless):

By far my favorite song by Switchfoot.

Be blessed!

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August 23, 2008 at 1:16 am

Throwback Thursday

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It’s been a few weeks since I’ve participated in this friendly thursday activity. My life has been extremely busy and crazy.

Anyhow, here it is, my brothers and I with our weiner dog which we named, Wee-wee. The year is 1990, and I would be the one in the middle with my face half covered. Enjoy!

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July 3, 2008 at 9:24 am

Throwback Thursday (7)

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It was hard to pick a photo for this weeks Throwback due to the lack of photo’s on my computer. However, after much debate I found one that I thought was great. Why is it so great? Well, because you can’t see my face.

This week’s photo selection was taken in 1988 with my brothers at Halloween. If you can’t tell which one I am, I’m the one doing all the “counting”.

Again if you’re joining in on Throwback Thursday, be sure to post the year or the “year-police” will come find you. Also be sure to leave a comment so we can find our way over to look at yours.

Aaaaannnnnnd, GO!

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June 12, 2008 at 12:02 am

Throwback Thursday (6)

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My selection of photos to choose from continues to shrink each week. Sure in albums I have hundreds and hundreds. Online however I only have a few.

This week’s photo selection was taken in 1984 with my brothers and cousins at Christmas time over and Mamaw‘s. You can find me at the very end on the left side.

If you’re reading this, you should join in on your blog. Find an old photo, post it(be sure to post the year or the “year-police” will come find you like they did me), and then be sure to leave a comment here so we can find our way over to look at yours.


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June 5, 2008 at 8:22 am

LEAST Favorite?

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All of this talk of music on blogs and Twitter recently made me wonder.

What is your Least Favorite artist/band of all time?


First off, Backstreet Boys. To me they have to be one of the worst bands EVER. Their dancing was terrible, their singing was def. below par. The way they dressed. I could go on, but for the sake of the length of this post I will not.

Tied of course with Backstreet is the only band that seems to come out with a new record every two years, yet their songs NEVER seem to sound any different, Nickelback.

So now it’s your turn; who is your least favorite band/artist of all time?

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May 9, 2008 at 8:29 am


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This excites me:

My Weekend:


  • Work
  • Calling Hours
  • IronMan
  • Saturday:

  • Scotty’s w/Michelle
  • Funeral
  • Matt Bare’s Open House
  • Get together with Ruble
  • Hang with Christian
  • Sunday:

  • Church
  • Dialogue Meeting
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    May 2, 2008 at 1:06 pm

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    I’m back home.
    I have not been home since yesterday morning.
    I went to work yesterday, then went directly from there to picking up my old vehicle, which I’m trying to sell, the Yukon. From there went and picked up Christian and headed to Indianapolis.
    In Indianapolis was this competition. It was for Fine Arts. Fine Arts includes:

  • Human Videos(what I went to see)
  • Short Serman’s
  • Rap
  • Worship
  • Song Production/Writing/Singing

    And other things that I’m sure I’m unaware of, like paintings/drawings and such.
    Anyhow, after the Human Video Performance(which placed high enough to make it to Nationals), Christian and I went back to Ryan’s house. We sat there for about three hours around a camp fire, with a guitar and conversation, and enjoyed the evening. We crashed on Ryan’s couch. It was just a very cool evening.
    Today when we woke up, we ate breakfast and headed back to the competition, where Ashlee and Beth sang a song that they wrote. Very cool. We stuck around there for awhile, listened to some short sermons, watched some Rap performances, and then headed home.

    I won’t lie, as I sat here I’m just drained. I’m tired. I’m ready for bed. Tomorrow I have to get up, head to Anderson, pick up my brother, and head to The Bridge. Ryan, the team and I are all meeting with Chris Mishler and the staff for lunch. It should be a really good meeting. Lots of informative details about service and planting a church. Tomorrow night you should expect an update on all the church plant details.

    Please be praying for us tomorrow. Tomorrow is a big day. On top of meeting with the staff from The Bridge, we are also having a first meeting with all the initial church planting team. Lots of information to go over. I’m sure we will lose some, and probably also gain others along the way. Pray for us that we can be obedient to God and whatever He wants for this church. To stick with His vision, and not change it regardless. This vision has to always be God’s vision.

    I also want to take the time to thank everyone for taking the time to vote for a logo for the church. I know we had multiple people contribute their idea’s to us, and we appreciate each one. Honestly. Tomorrow at our meeting we will talk more about the logo and I will be sure to let everyone know where that stands.

    Anyhow, I love you guys and thank you all for taking the time to pray for us. Not only is that prayer important to us individually, but to the team and the church as a whole. You are a part of this plant, even if you’re thousands of miles away. From Ryan and the team….Thanks!

    [UPDATE: We did not meet with The Bridge staff on Sunday. Chris’ grandmother passed away the day before, so we postponed until this next Sunday. Please lift Chris and his family up in your prayers]

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    April 20, 2008 at 12:24 am