Month: April 2011

She’s Getting Older

Twenty-six years ago today Patty and I became parents. Just weeks before I would complete work on my bachelor’s degree and right in the throw of final projects and final exams, Kimberly Jo arrived.

We learned a lot about parenting . . . and about ourselves. Today, Kimberly celebrates … Continue reading

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Facebook and Teen Depression and Suicide

This is Part 3 of a series on the subject of Teen Depression and Suicide. The impetus was an opportunity to speak at a recent workshop on the subject in the context of the “religious.” I spoke at a similar event last year and was graciously invited back. The Continue reading

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Getting Resurrection Wright

Michael Spencer does it again. Precise, pointed and helpful. I am nearing the end of N.T. Wrights Surprised by Hope. If you have not picked this one up read iMonk’s review, order your copy and get to reading.… Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-04-06

  • Enjoyed dinner with Tommie. #
  • Mowed the weeds. #
  • Took some evening photos as the sun was setting. #
  • Sitting on the back porch with a fire burning in the chimeneia (sp?) #
  • Ending the evening with the last 45 minutes of Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
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What is “Good News” …

Christians will celebrate Palm Sunday and then Easter over the next two weekends. The “Gospel” will be declared. What is “Good News” for people today? The Religion section of the Daily Oklahoman highlighted ways Easter will be celebrated.

Carla Hinton suggests, “But the commercialization of Easter often makes Continue reading

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