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Communication is Complicated, At Best (Excerpt From “Fumbling Through Our Faith”)

Communication is Complicated, At Best

 by Senator Brett

 

A letter.

Dear Dad,

How are you? More importantly, where are you? I heard that you were home, but I also know that you do love your travels, and I think I might know where you might be spending your days, but I’m not exactly sure so I’m just sending this letter to the house. I trust that it will reach you in fair time. Continue reading


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How You Can Positively Change Your Community

How You Can Positively Change Your Community

by Senator Brett

I know that a lot of times I come across as a cynical, sarcastic a-hole with an hell-bent agenda of mocking my own faith. However, today is going to be much different. I’m going to give you instructions on how to be a positive influence on your community, your town, your family, as well as make a positive impact on those around you. Continue reading


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TOTD – My Chinese Restaurant Prayer?!

Thought of the Day – My Chinese Restaurant Prayer?!

by Senator Brett

I love going out for Chinese food, especially the fortune cookie reading part. I also love prayer. But sometimes I get the two terribly confused… Continue reading


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Dear God, It’s Me, Senator Brett!

Disclaimer: Wrote this all in one take. No editing, very little proofing. Paige, my editor, said to just go with it and she will edit it later… like somewhere in 2013, or when the earth fades into the sun. So, enjoy…. Oh, and if you want, make a fun game of it… “Find out How Dumb and Fast Mark Types by Counting All the Mistakes and Putting Them in the Comment Section. Also, I hope, HOPE, that this essay starts conversations. Blake Powell, looking at you! EM… my dear… it would be a shame if you weren’t yelling at me, or near me, for some reason. Felina, come on, where’s the Palin in ya?! All of my Mathews family should be making beautiful funny asses out of themselves by now! And, Adrian, my Adrian will be sitting with me protecting me. But, please comment. Please, follow the blog. Please, like the FB page. Please, send chocolate dark chocolate chip cookies to… 🙂

Years ago I attended a small Bible college inDallas,TX. From the very beginning I was not their “typical” student… and it was painfully obvious. However, I did learn some there, and I hope that a few people learned from me as well.

The one thing that happened was that about two weeks into the school year Continue reading