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What do I do with this Dream? on Andy Bondurant

What to do with your dream?

The Impossible Dream Our culture celebrates big dreams. We are told to shoot for the moon, swing for the fences and climb tall mountains. We marvel at those who make it big – goals fulfilled. We encourage the ones who have stumbled along the way. I’m no different. In my last post, I shared my desire to […]

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 […]

Remember when life was full by felt so empty?

Remember When Life Wasn’t Hard, but We Thought It Was?

Life Happens So Fast! Everyone experiences this. You endure a really difficult season of life. Years pass, and a realization hits – you had no idea what hard was. This was college for me. I thought I didn’t have time. I thought I didn’t have money. I thought I was under constant pressure. I thought […]

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. […]

do something

Do nothing. Be nothing. Say nothing.

The. Best. Year. Ever. The Golden State Warriors NBA team is all the rage these days. For years they were a championship afterthought. Last year, Golden State won the title, and now they just completed the best regular season of all time. They eclipsed Michael Jordan’s 1996 Bulls team by winning 73 games in one […]

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 […]

Star Wars logo from 1977 Star Wars A New Hope DVD

What if Star Wars Never Happened?

Happy Star Wars Release Week! The Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens DVD, and the first trailer for the brand new Rogue One film were released this week. I don’t know about you, but the Bondurant family is in! We purchased one of the estimated 15-20 million copies of DVDs & blu-rays, and we’ve watched […]

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 […]