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Across the U.S. in 20 Days

Wow, what a week it’s been. This week launched the beginning of my “One Thousand Wells” book tour. The excitement and adrenaline from the release of my memoir still surges through me as I make my way across the country in 20 days.

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Why Should I Chase After a Lost Cause?

When I was in high school, my classmates voted me “Most likely to devote my life to a lost cause.” A decade and a half later, some may still give me that award.

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My Top 5 Keys to Success

Tomorrow is the day I’ve been waiting for. My memoir, “One Thousand Wells,” will be officially released. I am so grateful to everyone along the way who has helped shaped this major milestone in my life. I pray anyone who picks up a copy is blessed by it. With that, please enjoy the final installment […]

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With thanks to the Giffords

A couple of years ago, Jars of Clay and I found ourselves on our way to Key Largo, Florida, where Frank and Kathie Lee Gifford had offered to host a fundraiser for Blood:Water in their Ocean Reef home. The exclusive gated community towered along the edge of the kind of beaches that I had only seen […]

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Sitting Down with Jars of Clay’s Dan Haseltine

My memoir, “One Thousand Wells,” is full of stories about the band Jars of Clay. So I thought it only fitting to sit down with Lead Singer Dan Haseltine to get his take on the book. You can join Dan and me this fall as we tour across the country talking about “One Thousand Wells.” Here’s a list […]

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Enter to Win “One Thousand Wells”

In less than two weeks, “One Thousand Wells” hits a bookstore near you. It’s a date I have eagerly been awaiting. And today, you could win a copy of the memoir for free.

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To Bless the Space Between Us

Do you ever encounter moments in your life when you just don’t have words to express what you feel — and then you come upon a song or a poem or some other work of art that simply does the talking for you? Earlier this year, my friend, Randy, gave me a book that, in so […]

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