The roll call of the misfits
The roll call of the faithful in Hebrews 11 is designed to inspire us and give us hope. Comparing our difficulties with theirs gives us some perspective when the problems of life feel overwhelming. There are some pretty terrible and overwhelming struggles described there.
Where the sidewalk ends
I remember getting the call one night three years ago. One of my best friends had been hit by a car.
Letter to the Editor
Money, Money, Money, Money, Money
Whenever James Truslow Adams coined the term “the American Dream,” he probably never envisioned the nightmare that it would become.
When I was down in Brazil, I went into a shop to practice my Portuguese and buy a Pepsi.
How Is Your Adventure Going?
I love Steven Curtis Chapman’s music, at least, most of it. Before my last trip to Romania, I recorded some favorite tunes from different artists that spoke something I needed for the trip. The words to his song, "The Great Adventure" were perfect for me.
Inflexible thought is a growing problem
You remember the Dixie Chicks, of course. The band that told foreigners how embarrassed we were of President George Bush?
Who deserves the praise?
“Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.”— Matthew 6:1
Let the circle be unbroken
“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
— Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
How’s the search going?
Robert McGee’s The Search for Significance has been out now since 1987.
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