Category Archives: Family

I Had A Dream!

Two nights ago, I had a vivid, clear, movie like dream. My wife of 43 years had been out somewhere and was mugged. A young, strapping, 19-year old,┬ánamed Colby, fought off her attackers and saved her. The first scene of … Continue reading

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Better Than or Less Than

Pride has deep roots in our human family. A case can be made that pride is the root of almost all our internal and external conflicts. I’ve discovered many subtle ways pride has flavored my life with less than ideal … Continue reading

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When My Number is Up!

Jesus taught us in Revelation 1:18, I am the living one. I died, but look–I am alive forever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and the grave. God is God and I am not! Since my motorcycle … Continue reading

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Close Call Brings Awakening

Over the past several months, I’ve begun each day with a simple three-part prayer. I asked God to allow me surrender fully to Him just for this day; I ask for anything in me that isn’t good to be made … Continue reading

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Character Transformation

Christianity calls the process of character transformation sanctification. It means to make holy or set apart. 12 step recovery programs ask for a willingness to have God remove our character defects. Galatians 5:19-22 in the Bible contrast┬áthe works of the … Continue reading

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Three Practices That Will Change Any Life

Over the last 10 months now, though I’ve been a Christian for forty-one years, I’ve learned so many things that have been revolutionary. Maybe it is the culmination of everything I’ve experienced in life, or maybe it is actually DOING … Continue reading

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Human Sexuality = We Need A Savior

A careful study of Scripture will reveal God’s Gold Standard for human sexuality is one man, one woman committed to God and each other for life. The great gift of sexuality as designed is meant to be an expression of … Continue reading

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A Long Journey!

I just got back from my morning walk, feeling very much at peace with life, and pondering the journey I’ve been on these 60 years. I’m going to give you a quick overview of life stages and what I learned … Continue reading

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I Wish This Moment Would Never End

Have you ever said that? I wish this moment would never end! I remember thinking that from my early childhood till the present. On a beautiful cool summer morning in Pennsylvania running outside to play, I remember thinking, I wish … Continue reading

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The Least of These. . .

One benefit of getting older is being able to watch decades of time and changes that come into vogue. Reading widely and following many Christian Leadership type journals, I watch the church “Fashion Show.” The cool, young, hip conference speaker … Continue reading

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