Favorite Kid

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Truth : Do you have a favorite kid? “95 percent of parents in the world have a favorite kid, and the other 5 percent are lying.” – Jeffrey Kluger I think it’s normal for most parents to have a favorite child… so yes… I have one. Which one?  Well… it seems to switch weekly, daily, […]


Don’t Go to Church

31 Days of Truth or Dare

I dare you… STOP GOING TO CHURCH. It’s Sunday… and many of you are “getting ready” to “go to church” this morning… but please don’t.  Let me explain. The language of “going to church” has caused a disconnect from what it means to “be” the church. We go to restaurants… we go to concerts… we […]




  I dare you to ditch technology for a week.   I realize the irony involved in daring you to ditch technology for a week because as I type this, I’m sitting on a plane on my way to Allume, a blogging conference. Bloggers need computers & they utilize social media to communicate with their […]


Ask Us A Truth Question!

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It’s Your Turn – Ask Us a Truth Question! In a normal game of Truth or Dare, the participants take turns asking the questions or coming up with the dare. We have asked for your dare ideas, now we would like to give you the opportunity to ask us a truth question. Ask us a […]




Truth : What do you fear the most? I don’t want to answer this question. To be completely honest, I have a few fears. Ok, maybe more than a few. The question is ‘What do you fear the most?” I’ll narrow it down to my Top Two. 1. When someone, mostly my children, choke on […]



amazing grace

Truth : When was the last time you cried?   I last cried on Sunday, October 12th around 10:15pm Caroline and I went to see the world premiere musical of  “Amazing Grace” at the Bank of America Theater in Chicago.  It’s the story of John Newton… the man who wrote the famous song in 1772. […]


Worst Habit


Truth : What is your worst habit?   Twirling my hair when I’m in deep thought. In fact, I’m doing right now in between typing pauses. It’s a miracle I still have hair left on my head! Let’s just hope I notice the warning signs before it turns into Trichotillomania…if you ever play Jeopardy or […]


Everyday Food

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Truth : What food would you eat everyday if you could? We realize the irony – yesterday, we dared you to fast for 3 days & today we are asking you to tell us what food you would eat everyday if you could… All the foods that I had to give up because of my […]



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    I dare you to Fast for 3 days. Why do I dare you to fast for 3 days… because fasting is one of the most powerful spiritual disciplines that can literally change our lives… sadly however it is one of the most neglected. All the good reasons to fast have the same ultimate […]



Craziest Dare

What’s the Craziest Dare you’ve ever done? I’ve done a lot of crazy stuff… but by far, the CRAZIEST DARE I’ve done was… I WRESTLED ALLIGATORS. Where? Mosca, Colorado… at The Gator Farm. When? Summer 2011 The Gator Farm is the only place in the world where you can get hands-on experience with all sizes […]

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