“It’s not whether you win or lose…”

This week’s blog is written by my good friend, Matt Roberson. I have had the joy of taking Matt elk hunting a couple of times in the past several years. We have enjoyed some great times in the woods talking life and getting very close to elk. He hasn’t been successful yet, but one day it will happen, Lord willing. Love ya Matt and thanks for this great post. – Brandon I was a high school stand out athlete in several sports. I had even played a little bit of […]

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Everyone Has a Story

Jon Malstrom is a great friend of mine who has a gift for writing, among other things.  He wrote today’s post and it’s longer than usual for Punch and Press, but I didn’t want you to miss what he has to say or the way he says it.  I know you will be blessed by reading Jon’s story about risk, authenticity, healing  and relationship.    – Brandon   It seems as if every single day I must once again face the fact that life is unpredictable and the only thing […]

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Choosing Restoration

Today’s guest blogger is my great friend, Judy Cintron. She and her husband, Sam, have treated us like family since we first met.  Judy has the heart of a disciple and she is an intentional discipler of others. – Brandon Is there a relational situation where you have given up? Until recently my answer would have been yes until I re-read the stories of Joseph and David. Let me give you the cliff notes version. Joseph’s brothers were jealous of the relationship he had with their father. The brothers threw […]

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The Precious Years

This week’s entry on Punch and Press is a guest post from my good friend, Heidi.  I know you will appreciate her perspective on parenting and discipleship.  Enjoy! – Brandon Our family has entered what I call “the precious years.”   Our son has just started middle school. The stinkiest, most awkward and angst-ridden years that I can remember in my own life, I am now reliving to walk my own son through. I think revisiting those years brings a whole new meaning to self-sacrifice. I thought I’d done a pretty bang-up […]

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