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The Story of Ishmael

Tonight, with the recent news about the death of Osama bin Laden, I thought that it would be appropriate to address the relationship between Islam, Christianity and Judaism. And I want to be sure that you understand that I am ...

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Jill’s Home, Finally!

With all the ups and downs this week, you can imagine that Janet and I were excited that Jill was due to come back to Indiana today; for a visit until the middle of next week. It's no easy task ...

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The Royal Wedding

The news for the last several weeks has been filled with reports from England about the wedding of Prince William and Kate that occurred this morning in London. People have gone crazy wanting every last detail of the plans and ...

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Resurrection!

Well, the celebration is about to begin! God, in His infinite wisdom, devised Plan B, after the fall of Man in the Garden of Eden, to reunite with His people. And this could only be accomplished through the blood atonement ...

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Come, Holy Spirit!

We're one day closer to Easter, and I can't seem to get out of the rut of teaching this week. Please hang in there with me - I'll get back to personal stories, but so much is going on in ...

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The Papacy

Six years ago on April 19th, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was elected the 265th Pope since the time of Christ, and took on the name Pope Benedict XVI. Since yesterday I talked about the first Passover, I though tonight I might ...

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The First Passover

It's Sunday night and I'm in Dallas for a quick visit with one of my clients - trying to decide which of two stories to write about. Because today is Palm Sunday, marking the triumphant entry of Christ into Jerusalem, ...

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Hallelujah!

For the past several days, I have been writing about space events that I recalled from my childhood. But there is at least one other noteworthy event that occurred on an April 13th. And it happened far before there was ...

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My Parents – A Love Story?

My parents were married April 3, 1948 - 5 years before I was born. Dad was married at the age of 24, the day before he turned 25, and my mother was 23. They were married at Trinity United Methodist ...

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Thin-Slicing – Trust your Gut!

Perhaps you have heard of Malcolm Gladwell. He is the author of several bestselling books - among them: Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw. Blink explores the things we see and study, many times in the blink ...

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