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The Certainty of Luke

This morning, Janet, Andrew and I headed north to Tipton where I once again had a guest preaching assignment - week two, having already been there to preach a message last Sunday. Last week, I worked on teaching the book ...

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The Chinese Menu

Did you ever order a meal from a Chinese restaurant? Chances are you have - I know we've done it many times. And most of the time, you get a number of choices - you may get one item from ...

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The Weather Wizard

Throughout the years, Janet has always been able to tell me exactly what the weather will be - wherever we are in the world. In fact, she has become so used to knowing the weather that I really don't even ...

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Truth and Then, Love…

Today I was in Tipton, IN filling in for a pastor friend of mine who is taking several weeks of vacation. It is a small community church and occasionally I am asked to preach the messages when the pastor of ...

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And Then There was One…

Earlier today, America lost one of its early space heroes - Scott Carpenter, 88, one of the Original Mercury 7 astronauts - who died from complications after a stroke he suffered. The announcement was made by his wife in Colorado ...

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Calming the Child

Several people in my life are all battling a number of issues that seem overwhelming - a business executive, a mother, a ministry worker - all struggling with events that seem to take their breath away. I was speaking to ...

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Grief to Joy

I have been really thinking quite a bit lately about grief. We are taught that there are several different stages in the grieving process. First, there is denial that bad things have really happened and after that, anger, when God's ...

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Accept No Imitation

I have been thinking about what to write about this evening - especially with all the recent trials and tribulations that our family has had. The trip to Hawaii, cut short by Nancy's death; the wonder of 40 years of ...

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We’re Home – With a Tribute…

It's with a heavy heart that my first post back since our 40th anniversary celebration in Hawaii is about the untimely death of Janet's mother, Nancy Boyd, during our absence. I'm sure that I will tell you about our anniversary ...

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Refueling in Progress

Janet, Andrew and I have attended the first of two days of the Leadership Summit this year. And it was terrific - so many lessons on leadership from people such as Gen. Colin Powell, best selling author Patrick Lencioni (one ...

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