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The Day Approaches…

This afternoon I had a meeting that was held in one of the upscale malls in Indianapolis. Not only was I looking forward to having a great time with the team I am assisting, but I would also be able ...

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Coram Deo

For many people, this season of Christmastide can be lonely. Older folks in nursing homes, the unemployed and even those people who have great families can struggle with the inevitable feeling of being alone. Sometimes, the separation is intentional as ...

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Longer Than Anybody Alive…

It's that time of year that I start to think about the past and this most recent week was no exception. I had to be out of town on a business trip for several days near Chicago and when I ...

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R.I.P. President George H. W. Bush

Since the death of our 41st President last Friday through his burial in Texas today, the news has been filled with stories of his service to our country - from being the youngest aviator in the Navy at the age ...

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Comfort and Joy…

Several weeks ago, I subscribed to the Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) Christmas devotional that provides twenty five messages starting December 1 and going through Christmas Day. It is written by the various staff and professors of that wonderful institution and ...

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Waiting…

As I write this post today, I am sitting in the waiting room of a medical facility - anxiously waiting on the outcome of a procedure Janet is having to diagnose changes in her health during the last thirty days. ...

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The Speed of the Season…

Just last Thursday, it was Thanksgiving and it seems like that was months ago already. Before the turkey was cold, we were getting ads about Black Friday for a multitude of one day only sales. Then, as if out of ...

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Tradition…

More and more families these days have dispensed with traditions and are doing what is convenient as opposed to what binds us to our past. Thanksgiving is certainly one of those days, perhaps the most important one other than Christmas, ...

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Made for More…

We are in an interesting series at church that explores calling and how each of is created by God for a purpose. Presumably that purpose is to help solve the various problems in the world - pain, injustice, hate, isolation, ...

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Mercy and Grace…

I had a really interesting question from our niece yesterday. During her weekly Bible study, her group got into a discussion about the difference between grace and mercy. Frankly, I thought it would be a topic of general interest and ...

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