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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 […]

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 […]

Andrew matters so he needs Jesus on Andy Bondurant in Shawnee, Kansas

Andrew Matters

We Just Need Jesus. The other morning, while on a work/vacation trip in California, Kia and I walked down to the beach after breakfast. As we sat on the bench watching the waves, a young Asian man stumbled across our way. His name was Andrew. I say stumbled, because he literally stumbled down the stairs in our direction. […]

Fear = hell by Andy Bondurant

H. E. Double Hockey Sticks.

A Ball of Fire Yesterday I listened to Brian Johnson from Bethel church share a story from early in his marriage. Brian backed into a last minute trip to Brazil for missions work that he didn’t really want to go on. He didn’t want to go, but everything kept pointing him toward Brazil. This place of indecision allowed he and his wife’s imagination […]

You can speak peace in your life

Peace! Be still!

I’ve got you, babe… 2009 was not a good year for me. My business was failing – I lost $100,000 in one week. Kia’s business was faltering – a luxury services don’t sell in a down economy. Relationships were stressed – financial problems don’t make for warm fuzzies. Everything was falling apart. Have one of these years? In […]

How to go from survive to live, what's your why?

Survive or Live

12 Years a Slave In the movie 12 Years a Slave (adapted by the book of the same title), Solomon Northup is stolen from his freedom in the North to be a slave in the South. Solomon has lived a majority of his life as a free man, so the thought of slavery is completely […]