Tag Archives: jesus

  1. Wreck the Temple

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    March 30, 2015 by Austin McNair

    For Holy Week of 2014, I was glad to write two articles for Missio Alliance about a church practice in …
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  2. Mother Teresa Was Right

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    March 24, 2015 by Austin McNair

    For over 10 years, I have read the same Mother Theresa quote as I have urinated. “We can do no …
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  3. Keep Singing Oceans


    September 22, 2014 by Austin McNair

    Last week I read a post called “Stop Singing Oceans.” Oceans is a beautiful worship song and, in the article, …
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  4. The Hope of Ash Wednesday

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    March 5, 2014 by Austin McNair

    On Ash Wednesday, Christians around the world, including myself, will cover their foreheads with damp ashes in the shape of …
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  5. The Christian Sasquatch

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    February 3, 2014 by Austin McNair

    When it comes to current writers who I admire, Donald Miller is at the top of the list. Along with …
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    January 13, 2014 by Austin McNair

    Can you remember a time when you walked in on someone who was halfway through an exciting movie? It is …
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  7. Falling for Insecurity

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    January 2, 2014 by Austin McNair

    By Austin McNair (from Fall 2012) This summer I became friends with Insecurity. I first met her at a bar …
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2018 is turning out to be a year of big change. This week I accepted a job offer to join a branding and marketing firm in Reston called Hinge! I am incredibly fortunate for this opportunity and am excited for the challenges and adventures ahead. I am going to learn a ton! However, this means I am leaving a nonprofit organization which I deeply care about - Brain Injury Services. I am so thankful for all my colleagues who have journeyed with me over the last five years as we have worked together to bring quality services to survivors of brain injury and stroke in Northern Virginia. I have learned so much from all of you, and especially from the survivors and their family members who demonstrate remarkable resilience and courage on a day to day basis. I will miss everyone. Here’s to growth and the future! #2018changes #growth #newday
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UNEXPECTED. Tonight I earned the first stripe on my BJJ white belt! In January I made the decision to find a gym where I could begin practicing Brazilian Jiujitsu. I was looking for a challenge of mind, body, and soul. And I found it. For years I reluctantly went to the gym alone or tried to go running regularly as my way to stay in shape. But I hated it. I never saw progress and I inevitably took months off at a time and would land back at square one. THIS has been different. Working with my training partners has been super invigorating. I am so happy I was led to @evolveall where I was introduced to @cesarcabrerabjj, @emersondoyle, and the rest of my team. I have tapped out well over 100 times in the last four months. But I am seeing small victories both in my game, my mental strength, and in my lifestyle as I am to live a healthier life. I am amped... #bjj #cesarcabrerabjj #whitebeltjourney #firststripe
This is MY DUDE! I still can’t wrap my head around being a dad and having this guy in our lives. #🐻mcnair