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Getting Fed…

For almost twenty years, Janet and I have attended the Global Leadership Summit (GLS) that is broadcast from Willow Creek Church in South Barrington, IL and simulcast to hundreds of sites across the country. This phenomenal program generally occurs the ...

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What, No Mercy?

This summer, our Bible study group has been working through Paul's pastoral epistles - the three letters that were written by Paul to his young pastor friends Timothy and Titus. Other than the letter to Philemon, who was a personal ...

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From the Earth to the Moon…

...and back again! That was the challenge that President John Kennedy committed us to back in 1961. In the beginning of the space race with Russia, Kennedy issued an edict to deploy our resources to land men on the moon ...

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The HS in the OT…

Our daughter, Kristin, and I were having a great conversation earlier today on the Old Testament appearances of the Holy Spirit. Most of us think that the Holy Spirit wasn't around until Pentecost and the start of the New Testament ...

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In the Middle of the Night…

I've been sleeping very well lately. In fact, better than very well. Rarely in my life have I had the fitful rest that I have had most of this year. Since this is really noteworthy, even though I usually sleep ...

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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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