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Teaching Our “Teknia”…

Last week, Janet and I, along with our daughter, Jill, helped Kristin with vacation Bible School (VBS) for yet another summer. We are getting to be old hands at this and we are now at the point that we have ...

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Mentoring Young Timothy…

I was watching the second season of the David Letterman's new Netflix series, called "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction", and found his interview with Melinda Gates quite engaging. Not only is Melinda married to Bill Gates of Microsoft fame, ...

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A Fish Tale…

It's been more than a year since I have gone fishing in the backyard. I haven't felt that confident standing at the edge of the lake, on an incline, as I tire so quickly on uneven ground. Lately, however, I ...

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Laodicean

The Scripps National Spelling Bee competition, held annually for almost 100 years, completed its 2019 championships on May 31st. The championships have resulted in two winners several times over the last 91 years, but this year, the judges were stunned ...

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And the Soldiers Fell…

This is Memorial Day week-end and it is traditionally the beginning of the summer. While the calendar doesn't yet officially tell us it is summer for another month or so, the running of the Indy 500 is reason enough to ...

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In God’s Time…

Yesterday, Jill and her son, Drew, finally arrived at our home - they will stay with us until their family purchases a home in the next several weeks. Then, hopefully, things will go smoothly and they will be able to ...

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Houses…

Our daughter, Jill, and her family are moving back to Carmel after eighteen years living in a remote town in western Oklahoma. We sure have missed them here, but we figured that Jill and Tom had made a decision to ...

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Behold Your Mother…

By now, everyone in the country knows that today is Mother's Day. There have been all kinds of celebrations - from the giving of cards to gifts to meals to family gatherings. On Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms, ...

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Freedom 7…

In was on this day, May 5th, back in 1961 that the United States successfully launched its first manned space mission with Alan Shepherd at the controls. It had been a long time coming. After all, Russia had jumped out ...

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Sym – Pathos

When I was in seminary Greek classes, I learned more about theology than in almost any other courses that I took. That's because the words are so much more meaningful than what we consider in the English translations - in ...

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