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Father Time, Spurgeon, and Life or, Another Way to View Life and the Future

Monday on one of our local sports talk radio stations, The Sports Animal, a guest remarked, "Father Time is undefeated." Pundits often talk about the future of older athletes once a given season ends. Payton Manning served as the illustration for the talk show guest. How an athlete leaves his or her sport depends. (more…)

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Selma and the History Debate or, Life Is Rarely, If Ever, Univocal

When I told John he should go see Selma he followed his intentions to do so with, "What do you think about the controversy about misrepresenting President Lyndon B. Johnson in the film?" (more…)

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More Than Jeremaids or, John On the Edge

Cataloging your list of woes is not the same as doing something about a problem. Sometimes it seems Christians spend more time complaing about things as they are rather than taking an action to influence the world as it should become. (more…)

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Common In/Equality In Selma or, A Seat at the Diner But No Burger

All human beings may be created equal. Not all people experience equality. Selma reminds us that our not too distant past is littered with dubious illustrations of this common reality. (more…)

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Number . . . Happy Birthday Patty

I did it. I bought a gallon of stuff peddled by a traveling sales person. Miracle cleaner I tell you. At least when the fellow demonstrated it to me it worked. That was some twenty-five years ago. (more…)

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Friday Photo – Volcano Aqua, Guatemala

Walter Wangerin described a car ride in which it seemed he could never escape Denali. It may have been in his book Whole Prayer. I still remember that vivid tale as I do the only time I have heard him preach. Memorable.

We strolled the streets of Antigua searching for our breakfast destination. Walking down the cobblestone streets snapping a range of photographs, Bill pointed out Agua, the volcano. I have other photographs but from my particular vantage point I could not escape sagging power lines. Then it dawned on me.

We strolled back toward the hotel. Time was short.Read More

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