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Parenting is hard, so we need goals and philosophies on AndyBondurant.com

A Parenting Philosophy: Making Your Kid Practice the Flute

Parenting is hard. To be successful as a parent you need goals and a parenting philosophy. Here are my 3 goals & 4 philosophies of parenting.

Disney Robin Hood image of fox

Nothing New: Aesop, Disney + Pixar

Disney and Pixar tell great stories, borrowing from sources like Aesop. Scripture tells us there is nothing new under the sun. Do you see it?


Partners: Whatacha Want?

God is not your adversary. He wants to be partners with you. One of the ways he proves this is by asking your a vital question…

The Force Awakens and the Belonging you seek on Andybondurant.com

The belonging you seek

Star Wars: The Force Awakens This week, I saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens for a second time. Since I had seen it a few weeks ago, I watched it with different eyes. I saw little events I missed the first time through. Particularly, I was focused on the character Rae. Rae is a young woman who grew […]

casper the friendly ghost on AndyBondurant.com in Shawnee Kansas

That little floaty thing when we die.

What is the soul? A few weeks ago, I had the honor of preaching at Cross Points Church. The topic for October was First: Jesus First and Foremost – in our heart, soul, mind and strength. My specific topic was how to put Jesus first in our soul. The first question to answer with this topic […]

Ruth the most beautiful story in the world?

The Gift Giver and the Called.

Beautiful The story of Ruth is not just one of the most beautiful stories in the bible, but might be one of the most beautiful stories in all the world. Ruth is daughter-in-law to Naomi. Both Ruth and Naomi (along with another daughter-in-law) have lost their husbands. Naomi is living is a foreign land, so […]

Everyone is my neighbor, but not just anyone on Andy Bondurant

Neighbor: Everyone not just Anyone

Who is my neighbor? There is an intrinsic understanding in everyone to care for the people around us. It’s natural to help the people we’re close to, but it’s not normal to help someone we don’t know. It’s even more unusual to help someone we don’t like. So there is a question we all ask ourselves regularly, […]

Nothing great is accomplished with out a great obstacle - Donald Miller

Pain & Grace are unmerited favor

Renewed Perspective Monday I had the opportunity to teach a small class at a photography convention hosted in Kansas City. It was great to be back in that world. I met several new friends, and I had the opportunity to re-connect with a few old friends too. Reconnecting with these friends, I was reminded of where […]

Andy Bondurant understands uncomfortable

ATTACK: The Next Step

That uncomfortable place. A few years ago, Kia and I were walking through a really tough time. It was one of those periods of life when we found ourselves in that uncomfortable place. You know…you’ve been there before. It’s that place in life when you do know what you’re supposed to do. Am I supposed […]

Andy Bondurant in Jackson Wyoming with Jeff Woods

Big Story | Small World

Big Story I believe in living life to the full. Yeah, that’s pretty cliche. Maybe I read it on a scrapbooking website or something. Being completely honest, though, I believe it. I believe we all live life as a story, our story grafted into a much larger story. As a Christian, I believe the larger […]