Jason B. Ladd

Ask the Questions. Embrace the Answers. Make the Leap.

Chasing Alaska: Skittle Triage and the Runaway Loo

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It’s settled. We’ll drive to Alaska. After days of intense planning, I have us from Phoenix to Alaska in 10 days. But Karry doesn’t like straight lines. “I want to go through Grand Teton. That’s a must,” she says. No problem. It’s already a stop on our route. “And I want to see the big trees […]

One of the Few Update

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As the launch date for One of the Few approaches (November 10), I wanted to give you all an update on what’s been happening in the last few months. I’ve decided to make the e-book version of One of the Few free for the first three days of the launch. I’m encouraging people to join my book […]

3 Crucial Realizations for Becoming a Better Parent

Every good parent wants to become better. After quickly learning life isn’t just about you anymore, every decision takes on a new dimension. You no longer ask what is best, but what is best for your children. And you try to make the right decisions, but things don’t always work out how you envisioned. Here […]

The Cost of Inaction on the 4th of July

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(Excerpt from One of the Few: A Marine Fighter Pilot’s Reconnaissance of the Christian Worldview) Sometimes the hardest trials are suffered by the ones you love most. The Pensacola beaches were something to dream about, but we were about to experience a nightmare.

Fighter Pilots and the Fundamentals of Basic Homeschool Maneuvering

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As a fighter pilot and father of five, I’ve had the privilege to watch my wife enlist into service as a homeschooling mom. I quickly learned that she would be engaged in combat far more than I ever would be as a fighter pilot. Every mom and dad brave enough to follow the calling of […]

The Difficult Truth Series: You Didn’t Choose Him, He Chose You

After a rigorous evaluation of various worldviews, I have chosen to put my faith in Jesus Christ.” This is a natural line of thinking when a new believer begins his walk with the Lord. He is excited by the promise of new life following his decision for Christ—dare I say, proud. 

Author’s Update For One of the Few

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Hello everyone. I just wanted to give you an update on the status of my upcoming book One of the Few. I also wanted to ask you to sign up for my early notification list. I’ll talk more about why you might want to do that below.

What’s This Religion Business? (Excerpt from One of the Few)

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An excerpt from One of the Few. Pre-order today, buy a book for the troops, and help me reach my funding goal by March 22nd! (Update: our pre-order funding goal was met! Stay tuned for the official launch in November!) During a trip to Florida, I took a detour through the town of Clearwater, the Mecca of Scientology. […]

Officer Candidate School (Excerpt from One of the Few)

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An excerpt from One of the Few. Pre-order today, buy a book for the troops, and help me reach my funding goal by March 22nd! (Update: our pre-order funding goal was met! Stay tuned for the official launch in November!) Day one began in a parking lot where a Sergeant Instructor assembled the new officer candidates. He instructed […]

Book Review of Undone: A Story of Making Peace With an Unexpected Life

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God will never give you more than you can handle. That’s one of the most frequently misquoted lines of Scripture. It’s not in the Bible, and it’s not true. In fact, God frequently gives us more than we can handle. Sometimes it’s the only way to get his messages across: You’re doing it wrong You cannot […]