Monthly Archives: January 2015

Where’s My Second Amendment Weaponry!

[From the archives.] *** I was driving behind a pickup truck the other day. It had one of those see-through decal graphics that covered the entire rear window. The decal displayed a huge handgun that had just been fired, but instead of a … Continue reading

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Think You Want To Be A Preacher? Think On This

Are you like this guy, wondering if preaching is your gift? Then go for it, but don’t be surprised: And no matter what, remember this wise advice: Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know … Continue reading

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Parenting Without Spanking

  I recently received a message on Facebook asking for some insight on a parenting book that advocates spanking. I hadn’t read the book itself, but the issues raised in the message’s questions are worth thinking about so I tried to answer … Continue reading

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A Sign of the Times

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On the Denseness of Men

Tennis Twirl Eugenie Bouchard won her match at the Australian Open last week and, as most winning tennis players do, gave an on-court interview. That’s when things took an odd turn: After winning a second round match at the Australian … Continue reading

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Dating Made Simple – The Only Rule You’ll Ever Need For Picking A Perfect Date

[Updated from the archives.] *** The basketball season had just ended, so our son was having a final get-together over pizza with the 8th grade boys and girls basketball teams he’d been coaching. He decided to give the kids a rule for … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the State of the Union Address and Finding Peace with God

[From the archives.] Friends Across the Congressional Aisle Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords didn’t make it to the State of the Union Address in 2011. She was in an Arizona hospital, having been rushed there just a few days before when a … Continue reading

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Dating Christian Bloggers – peril at every turn

My interwebz friend Cara Strickland (who blogs at Little Did She Know) tweeted over the weekend that while a bad date might not lead to another date, it can lead to great blog fodder. Cara said she doesn’t reveal right … Continue reading

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A Picture of Civil Rights History – March on Washington 1963

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people. Martin Luther King, Jr. *** Taking a stand for Civil Rights in the 1960s could ruin careers. These … Continue reading

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The Princess Bride and the Mercy of God – fairness is overrated

[From the archives.] *** I love William Goldman’s The Princess Bride.* Most people who know the story know it from the movie. And many of them can toss off lines from it at the drop of a hat: “As you … Continue reading

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