Monthly Archives: October 2014

Podcast: Zach with an “H”

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This podcast is one of my favorite tales to share with middle school students. It’s the true story of a group of boys at summer camp who shared their secrets in the darkness of their cabin one night. Zach teaches us that if we can reckon with and offer up the aspects of our internal hideouts, there’s a chance we can find peace. His bunkmates teach us that in willing ourselves over to the wisdom of others, we just might find the healing we seek.

T-Shirt Contest Extended!

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T-Shirt Contest


You guys created some awesome designs for my t-shirt contest (which you can see here –! With the start of the new school year, I wanted to give anyone who might have had an idea for a design but didn’t submit it a chance to do just that.

I’m going to extend the contest for one more month, so go ahead and send your designs in to

Thank you again to those amazing artists who already submitted designs earlier this year!

Podcast: Courage in the Face of Illness

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How do you define your life? What is your prayer as you consider your death? This talk explores these questions and the lessons we can learn when we receive the gifts by facing an illness.

Taped before a live audience at the Conference on World Affairs in Boulder, Colorado, this talk became a career highlight when I got to share the stage with the brilliantly unabashed Molly Ivins, award-winning columnist, author and political commentator, before she died from breast cancer.