In This World of Fakers, Tragedies, and Lies… THIS is Legit.

By Zeke Pipher on July 24, 2016

I wanted to see that it was legit. No…I needed to see that it was legit. The trip kicked off with tragedy. As I sat in the Miami airport, CNN broadcasted the story of how three officers were shot and…

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Why wait until you're a grandparent? Take your second chance NOW.

By Zeke Pipher on November 10, 2015

One of the common statements I hear today when I talk with grandparents is, “I’m loving this second-chance at parenting.” I’m all for second chances and for grandparents making the most of grand-parenting, but it seems that if we first-chance…

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You know what… it's OK to love the church. (VIDEO)

By Zeke Pipher on July 20, 2015

The church has come under fire these days, drawing harsh words from critics and bloggers every time a celebrity pastor fails. On one hand, I understand these critics… there are problems in the church, and there’s no mystery as to…

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Do men want isolation? At least one does…

By Zeke Pipher on June 4, 2015

The problem with this desire to find autonomy, privacy, and isolation is that when we try hard enough, unfortunately, we find it.

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Only men can change the boy into a man

By Zeke Pipher on January 29, 2015

“It’s becoming clear to us that manhood doesn’t happen by itself; it doesn’t happen just because we eat Wheaties. The active intervention of the older men means that older men welcome the younger man into the ancient, mythologized, instinctive male…

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What Are You Afraid Of? (book review)

By Zeke Pipher on October 10, 2013

I’m going to occasionally throw up a brief book review on this blog. I’ll be reviewing books that I have interacted with as a pastor, or that have addressed something I’m going through. Or both, which is the case with…

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The Game With No Losers

By Zeke Pipher on October 7, 2013

I attended the Nebraska FCA banquet last night to celebrate what God is doing in the lives of coaches, athletes, and entire communities through the gospel. And then I came into the office this morning, and read a story about a…

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Helping Children Through National Tragedies

By Zeke Pipher on May 21, 2013

“Did you hear that children my age probably died in that tornado today, Daddy?” Those were the first words out of my eight-year-old daughter’s mouth when I got home from work last night. I can’t imagine what it must be…

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Unable-To-Do-Anything Faith

By Zeke Pipher on March 25, 2013

Have you ever been pinned down and unable to do anything? I had a friend, Doug, who could grow a Zac-Brown-type beard in 10th grade. He could also bench 250-lbs and throw other 10th-graders around like rag dolls. I’ll never…

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