Category Archives: diversity

Staying awake to the world

My father sat in on an L.A. studio session in 1970 during the recording of my second album, “Have You Seen Jesus My Lord?”. He was not there because he liked the music (he didn’t), he was there for me, … Continue reading

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Many but one

“Each generation has distinct attitudes, behaviors, expectations, habits and motivational buttons. Generational differences need not divide us. Every generation has valuable lessons that they can teach… When members of different generations are encouraged to work together, it builds understanding and … Continue reading

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Signs not shrines

John, one of our regular readers, went through an experience adjusting to the deaths of his parents while living in the same house he grew up in that they occupied for 45 years. He spoke of similar feelings that I … Continue reading

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Murder on the internet

I am preparing for Os Guinness to be our guest again on BlogTalkRadio in a few weeks by reading his newest book, The Magna Carta of Humanity: Sinai’s Revolutionary Faith and the Future of Freedom. It’s a fascinating study of … Continue reading

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OK in Christ

As if we needed one more reason to be divided. On top of huge chasms in politics, conservative and liberal philosophies, racial divides, and the ever-widening gulf between the haves and the have-nots, we now have a generational divide fueled … Continue reading

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Put others before you; and look outward

There was a wonderful, three-tissue story in the Times Sports section yesterday about a 17-year-old senior football player at Loyola High School in Los Angeles named Josh Morales. A week before Christmas, Josh and both his parents all tested positive … Continue reading

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In Christ there is no east or west

In Christ there is no east or west, In him no south or north,  But one great fellowship of love Throughout the whole wide earth.                      John Oxenham It’s imperative that … Continue reading

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Never Forget

A Special Remembrance of a Horrible Atrocity “First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out—because I was not … Continue reading

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