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From the Past…

This has been a somewhat strange week for me. Doug and I spent time going through old papers and photos of family members who lived generations ago. Yes, there were photos of Mom and Dad, but in addition to those, ...

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Starting Seminary…

It's that time of year when students head back to school and eighteen years ago, after the turn of the century, Janet and I began to discuss the idea of me attending seminary. I requested information from a number of ...

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A Long, Long Time Ago…

in what seems like a galaxy far, far, away... Yes, it's been 45 years ago tonight since Janet and I were at our rehearsal dinner after having spent the late afternoon at Trinity Methodist Church with our bridal party and parents. ...

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Pray, Holy Spirit, Pray…

As you may already know from prior posts, our nuclear family has struggled with some rather serious health issues, especially with our oldest daughter, Kristin. For the past four years or so she has battled a number of rare disorders ...

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BYOB…

We are entering into a great new series at church and I thought that I would share the basics, as I think the topic is universal and there is so much positive feedback on what is happening in the sermon ...

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Zoobilation…

Each year, the Indianapolis Zoo holds a formal fundraiser for the purpose of providing financial assistance for more than 1200 animals and tens of thousands of plants that are part of the Zoo complex. The first celebration happened slightly more ...

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Back in the Saddle…

For the better part of twenty years or so, I have taught Bible study in one form or another. In the beginning, I thought about taking over for a wonderful teacher who felt called by God, after many years, to ...

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Learning to Play…

As many of you know, Janet and I rescued a Red Doberman on December 29th of last year, following the death of our beloved Lexie last July. For the period from July through most of December, we didn't have a ...

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A Tribute to Barbara Bush…

The nation lost one of the most popular First Ladies in history this week. Mrs. Bush, wife of President George H.W. Bush (41) died at home at the age of 92 with her family at her side and holding hands ...

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Submission to Authority…

I don't know anyone who looks forward to paying income taxes. But, here we are again, finishing the week-end just ahead of Tax Day 2018. Taxes are due on Tuesday, April 17th this year because the 15th falls on Sunday ...

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