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Renew Restore Rebuild on AndyBondurant.com

Rebuild | Renew | Restore

In Kansas City, one of the more popular events each month is known as First Fridays. In the West Bottoms (Kansas City’s old meat packing district), a series of buildings have been turned into stores. These aren’t just any hipster stores. These are stores consisting of reused, repurposed or restored items. You can find any […]

Are You Winning?

The Lovable Losers It is playoff baseball time again. My Royals didn’t make the postseason, but I’m enjoying following the teams still in it. The Chicago Cubs clinched the last spot to face the Cleveland Indians. The Cubs won the series handily against the Los Angeles Dodgers, but early on it was not so sure. […]

Faith is both ancient and new by Andy Bondurant

Something Ancient | Something New

Stand by the roads, and look,     and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is; and walk in it,     and find rest for your souls.  – Jeremiah 6:16 Something ancient It’s human nature to want the new thing. We all want newer, better, faster, stronger. It’s why you upgraded your phone/car/computer/dishwasher/drill last year. […]

The Purpose Hotel by Jeremy Cowart on Andy Bondurant site

The Long Road Taken

Short Term vs Long Term I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts by pastor, Craig Groschel. Groschel is the lead pastor of LifeChurch.tv, an Oklahoma City based church which has over 100,000 members in campuses across the country (including Kansas City). In his leadership based podcast, he repeatedly used this phrase, We tend to […]

The Magnificent Seven starring Denzel Washington on Andy Bondurant

What do you seek?

So you seek revenge? This weekend, I saw the remake of the Western classic, The Magnificent Seven. I won’t bore you with the details of the movie. You can find them all over the internet. In a nutshell, The Magnificent Seven is a story of the good versus the evil, and those who live in-between. […]

Does God Matter? by andy bondurant

Why does God matter?

Does marriage even matter? Yesterday, I jumped into my “work” truck to run an errand. It was tuned to a talk radio station I don’t normally listen to. I entered in the middle of two young women’s discussion about marriage. Both, as far as I could tell, were in serious relationships, but not married. Definitely one, and […]

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How do you solve a problem like Maria?

Maria? I grew up with two women (my sister and mom). I watched a lot of musicals. I pretended I wasn’t. I was. One of these musicals was The Sound of Music. The nuns had a problem…Maria. She just didn’t fit in. The whole musical is about making decisions. Will Maria work with, stay with, return […]

character quote by billy graham on Andy Bondurant

…and have character.

Heard around the world. Two or three months ago, I had an impacting conversation with Scott Schwab. You may have heard of Scott. Actually you may have heard of his son. Scott’s ten year old son, Caleb, died in an accident at the Kansas City waterpark, Schlitterbahn. It made headlines around the country and world. A […]