Monthly Archives: September 2006

Concerning Challenging Choices

Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend have written an excellent book on the topic entitled “Boundaries”. They assert that “having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those … Continue reading

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Yancey Sends His Greetings

Many of us have been blessed by the writings of Philip Yancey. I certainly have been. He writes a feature for “Christianity Today” called ‘The Back Page’. In his most recent article he writes about a place where hope and … Continue reading

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Why We Need Revival

“Why” is such a small word. But, it opens the door to an incredibly big world. When our children are small, they ask us thousands of times, “Why, Daddy?” We have good answers for them, most of the time. When … Continue reading

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Reading the Old Testament

Bobby Valentine is one of my favorite bloggers. He has posted an impassioned plea for ministers to preach from the Old Testament. Here’s a link to this post: Preach from the “Old Testament” #1. He followed this post with a … Continue reading

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“I Will Help”

Although our life-paths have taken us in different directions in recent years, Rusty Smith is and always will be a dear friend. He was one of my spiritual shepherds during the last few years I lived in Kansas. I moved … Continue reading

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From South Africa – 2006.09.25

Here is Tarrah’s latest prayer letter. It came via email today. My previous post gives you a bit of background. As I mentioned there, Tarrah and her family are working with WEC international in South Africa. Please join me in … Continue reading

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From Colorado to South Africa

When I think of the blonde-haired-girl from Colorado named Tarrah, the first thing that comes to mind is her sweet smiling face. My heart is warmed as I reflect on her pleasant disposition and my soul is stirred as I … Continue reading

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