Category Archives: discipleship

The Big One

Californians are talking about earthquakes again. Faults, and tectonic plates, and shifts in the earth’s crust are all the rage. After 20 years of relative calm, everyone is wondering when and where the next one will come. And here in … Continue reading

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You are an influencer

You are an influencer if: you want to make a difference in somebody’s life; you have a gift and you want to use it; you want to be found doing the will of God when the Lord comes back; you … Continue reading

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The Book of Questions

Questions are so much better than answers. If I had a Book of Answers to sell you or a Book of Questions, which one would you be interested in? There was a time when I would have bought the Book … Continue reading

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A proper disregard for the law

  [Note: If you’ve been reading the Catch all week, you can skip the first two paragraphs.]

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Lay down your swords

“So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him [Nabal] by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.” (1 Samuel 25:22 KJV) No doubt about it; David … Continue reading

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Four things that stand out about my class reunion

I attended my first college reunion last weekend. It was my 50th. There have been plenty of other opportunities to go back over the years that never interested me, but this one got my attention. Fifty was a good round … Continue reading

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A single mom’s Mother’s Day

We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. We need compassion. Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) During this all-important Mother’s Day weekend, let’s take a look at the … Continue reading

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Los Angeles – Chicago via 66

I’m on board on my flight to Chicago for my 50th reunion with the Class of 1969. All those years flying United to appearances all over the country has paid off. After logging a million miles, I became Premier Gold … Continue reading

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