33 is the largest positive integer that cannot be expressed as a sum of different 
triangular numbers. It is also the smallest odd repdigit that's not prime (unless we consider 1-digit integers to also be repdigits).

It's also my age…as of today.

My 32nd year was not my favorite year, but it may turn out to be my best…because I learned a ton, endured a ton, and lived a ton. 32 was a dog year for me. And so, I give thanks for it. It was the year that the Lord hath made. So, I will rejoice and be glad in it.

Now, I'm glad he hath madeth another year for me. May I honor him in all I do. This year should have some of the same stuff…God, family, church, ministry. It should also bring some cool new stuff… 2 new books coming out this year, finishing the DMin degree (hopefully), and completing my first full year at North County.

Good bye 32, hello 33.

P.S. How long before I look like this guy in the photo? I don't know…but I hope I'm still laughing like him…even if I only have three chiclets left, too.

Dr. Tim Spivey is Lead Planter of New Vintage Church in San Diego, California. He is the author of numerous articles and one book, "Jesus: The Powerful Servant." A sought after speaker for events, Tim also serves as Adjunct Professor of Religion at Pepperdine University. Tim serves as a church consultant, and his writings are featured on ChurchLeaders.com, Church Executive magazine, Faith Village, Sermon Central, and Giving Rocket.

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