Author Archives: Summer Sorensen

About Summer Sorensen

My aim: to live out Jesus' greatest commands (Matthew 22:36-40) & have the most fun while doing it.

Cut Through Fear-Based Inaction: A Practical Idea on How

Let’s talk about how to cut through fear-based inaction. By that I mean, stalling on something you know you need to do, because you are afraid to do it. Have you ever neglected to take an action or make a … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Social Media

The pros and cons of social media, examined. The rise of social media in the last 15 years has been both a wonderful and a terrible thing. As someone who has used it from the early days, as a marketer … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to “Surrender All” to Christ?

Those of us who grew up in evangelical Christian churches in the United States are likely to have sung songs about “surrendering” all to God or to Jesus Christ. With much gusto, or hesitation, we’d sing out, “I surrender allllll … Continue reading

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2020 Year in Review: Comments on the State of Things & the Sorensen Household

At the close of this historically terrible year, it is hard to know exactly what to say in a post that aims to describe how the year went for Mike and me, as well as our current state of mind. … Continue reading

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In Definition and Defense of the Pro-Life Position

I am a pro-lifer. I have been for as long as I have been old enough to know and articulate the moral principles by which I live. The pro-life position, as I understand it, is this: We oppose the premature … Continue reading

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M.I.A. in MIA: Adventures in Miami & South Florida

Do you have a particular vacation style? As in, do you prefer to relax, or are you more of a go-go-go vacationer? Do you determine in advance which style each vacation is going to be before you go? Maybe it … Continue reading

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Cheers to 10 Years! Wedding Anniversary Reflections

If you clicked on this post, you might be expecting something sappy and sentimental. You know what? You’re right. There will be some of that. On October 1st, 2010, I, being Summer Hamilton for the first 32 years of my … Continue reading

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5 Things Being a Business Owner Has Taught Me

I can’t tell you the exact date I decided I wanted to start a business. The data nerd in me regrets that because I do love specifics. It was more of a gradual realization over time. Through a series of … Continue reading

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An Overlooked Teaching of Jesus: The Centrality of Repentance

Diverse opinions about who Jesus is date all the way back to the time He was here as the incarnate Word, dwelling among us in first-century Israel. We see that even while He was in the flesh, there were misconceptions … Continue reading

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Defining Redefined Words: The Fight for Language

Have you noticed that certain hot-button words in our western culture are actively being redefined to mean something new, that is an aberration from their actual, historical meaning? If you haven’t noticed, it’s time to do so. Earlier this year, … Continue reading

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