Friday 18th April 2014,

Browsing the "Christmas" Category


Giving to Family.

When I was younger I never really understood what family was; what the proper functionality of a family was, or  what it meant to be a family or how to treat family members. Some of you may be in the [...]

December 13, 2013 Christmas, Community, Generosity, Giving, God, Grace, Humanity, Love, Relationships
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Will Your Wallet Call You A Liar?

I can still remember my favorite Christmas as a child.  It also happened to be the same Christmas my brother choked me with the Nintendo controller wire when I refused to let him play The Legend of Zelda: A Link [...]

January 1, 2013 Christmas, Generosity, Giving, Honesty, Lies, purpose, Uncategorized
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The Man of Steel and a 13-Year-Old Virgin

I am going to shamelessly plug the new Superman trailer:   Superman has been and continues to be my favorite superhero of all time.  As a child, I would put a Superman costume on underneath my church clothes (back when [...]

December 18, 2012 Advent, Blog, Christmas, God
Ben Sledge Bio

Covered In Vomit For Christmas

My 2 year old niece calls me “Uncle Suds”. When my niece, Raegan, was born I immediately protested the given name of “Uncle Ben” due to the fact I didn’t want to sound like a white rice pilaf or Spiderman’s [...]

December 9, 2012 Advent, Blog, Christmas, God, Grace, Uncategorized
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Seasons: Heartsupport examines the holidays, giving, and the meaning behind Christmas for December

Nothing screams “the holidays have started” like people getting pepper maced at WalMart on Black Friday, and during this holiday season there are a lot of things competing for your time and attention.  The air is electric and abuzz with [...]

November 28, 2012 Advent, Blog, Christmas, Generosity, Giving, God