Instagram Photo of The Week – Lisa Ling

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Yeah… I met Lisa Ling. This photo was taken 38 months ago! I was pushing 270 lbs back then :). Oh the point of this post :)… I really liked Lisa Ling. She was very kind, professional, and funny. She was interviewing my friend Alan Chambers.

RandyInstagram Photo of The Week – Lisa Ling

World Vision Reverses Decision

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Richard Stearns announced that World Vision has reversed its decision to allow gay married people employment at World Vision (WV). I supported their initial decision. I didn’t see this decision to hire gay people as anything other than an in-house hiring policy. I also liked the idea of gay Christians helping this amazing organization feed starving children around the world. … Read More

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World Vision’s New Policy Causes Uproar

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I posted this on my personal Facebook profile this morning: Post by Randy Thomas. Yeah… I was a bit miffed. When one is miffed that may not be the best time to actually post a status updates but… there it is. I wanted to embed the update here, so you could get a gist of the conversation and click through … Read More

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I Went Up For Prayer

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I don’t know if anyone can relate but … I don’t like going up for prayer when they do that whole “come up for prayer” at the end of the sermon thing. Pride? eh … maybe. Self-conscious? eh … probably. Self-sufficiency … totally. I can pray for myself thank-you-very-much. For whatever reasons, “going up for prayer” isn’t something I jump … Read More

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Remembering Fred Phelps

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I met Fred Phelps in 1999. I was invited by a gay spiritual group (they shied away from identifying as Christian) to be a part of their delegation to meet with Jerry Falwell in Lynchburg VA. However, when I wouldn’t take their multi-point vow, they literally kicked me to the curb… Seriously, I was standing outside on the curb…. And … Read More

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Embrace The Imperfect Student – A “No More Perfect Kids” Reflection (Cross-posted)

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Here is the full text of my guest blog post on Dr. Kathy’s blog last week. I am so honored to be guest blogging over there! — I am honored to be blogging here today! Lately, I have been reading No More Perfect Kids by Dr. Kathy Koch and Jill Savage. The story below tumbled out and onto the screen … Read More

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“Tree Of Life #1″ Cards & Prints Now Available For Purchase

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I am very excited to announce my first set of cards and prints are now available for purchase! The design is called “Tree Of Life #1″ and the theme that came to mind while drawing it came from … Out of the ground the Lord God caused to grow every tree that is pleasing to the sight and good for … Read More

Randy“Tree Of Life #1″ Cards & Prints Now Available For Purchase

March “Card Of The Month” Is Ready To Go!

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First of all, thanks to all of you who have financially supported my artistic and online efforts. Also, a special thanks to those of you who have signed up for automatic recurring monthly payments. I am incredibly grateful for your support and friendship. I started the “Card Of The Month” project as a way to say thanks to current supporters … Read More

RandyMarch “Card Of The Month” Is Ready To Go!