Monthly Archives: June 2015

When God Doesn’t Matter

I know people, you do, too. People who believe the purpose of goodness is to be a shield against the untoward. People have stated…and they live with this mantra…”As long as I’m good, all will be well and the negatives … Continue reading

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Do You Know Where Your Slippers Are?

Hollywood stars? For many, yes, we can echo Peter Devries, novelist, who described one of his characters, “Down deep he’s shallow.” Well, truth expanded, targeting us all, not all of us are exempt from that claim…or is it an indictment? … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Rainbow

Some follow-up of this week. First, with deep gratitude to your inquiries about Jennifer’s father, Dennis Hagen, who had a stroke with a blood clot in his brain. [Jennifer’s our daughter-in-law.] Such good news. Dennis is making a wonderful recovery…yesterday … Continue reading

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A Day To Remember

There are days and there are days. This day, though, Friday, June 26, 2015, is somewhere beyond a special day. The Supreme Court decision for equality in marriage and human rights was so very good. Never have I held that … Continue reading

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A New Fishing Team

The picture…always this picture, not alone but primary this day…will not fade with time. My son, Andrew, and his Dylan [6] and Taylor [4] are with us this week. We miss Jennifer, Andrew’s wife, but she’s in her hometown of … Continue reading

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Fix The Plumbing

On a roll, at least this Monday early afternoon, on sermons that stick. Think of it…in your own journey, are there maybe 3 that you can recall? At least the essence if not each paragraph? What I remember and try … Continue reading

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Called To Maladjustment

Sunday night, June 21, 2015, Father’s Day, Austin, Texas. The images of today were anticipated and no less, surprising. In reverse order. Has been the case for at least the last 50 years, when church-joining was not a generation-to-generation event. … Continue reading

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