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All is the Lord’s

May 22, 2012 by


Last month my father found out that he had a life threatening aneurism very near his heart. At age 75 he looks at things differently than I do at 45.  The particular kind he had was uniquely serious, so the doctor wanted to get him in right away.  A few days before his surgery he […]

The Inertia of Relationships

May 9, 2012 by


“Objects at rest tend to stay at rest unless acted upon by an outside force.”   –Newton’s First Law of Motion Objects at Rest . . .  Newton’s Law governs motion, but it also governs human relationships.  While I was talking with a high school student one day, he described one of his friendships to […]

Take the Long View

May 1, 2012 by


The world in which we do ministry is moving at a break-neck pace. Families rarely eat meals together, relying rather on fast food from the drive thru as kids are shuttled from one activity to the next. The Information Age and Digital Revolution have placed more information at our finger tips than used to be […]