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Monkey business

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8 Kudos to those who took my challenge to … Continue reading

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Tears for fears

In April of 2007, I published an article about Francis Schaeffer in Christianity Today magazine. For our younger readers, Francis Schaeffer had a unique ministry to young intellectuals graduating from college in the late 1960s and early ‘70s. Many of … Continue reading

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LA’s own rock star

Los Angeles has its own rock star. Now I know there are a lot of rock stars this city has produced in its history, but none like this one. That’s because this one is a rock — a real rock … Continue reading

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Laugh uncontrollably

There’s another saying on the wall of my kitchen; this one simply is “Laugh uncontrollably.” How long has it been since you laughed like this? One man that could elicit uncontrollable laughter is sadly no longer with us. It’s been … Continue reading

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Beautiful words

Shari, one of our Catch readers, commented that she is currently in a book club that is reading the book, A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline. It’s a historical novel based on the life and times of … Continue reading

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Living without cellphone security

“Here’s your change.” “Paper or plastic?” “Credit or debit?” “You want ketchup with that?” I don’t want a straw. I want real human moments. I want to see you. I want you to see me. I don’t want to give … Continue reading

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Date Night

In the last two days, I have experienced, twice, the benefits of my wife’s good advice. Wednesday night we discovered what it’s like to send the old man out the back door in order to welcome the new one in … Continue reading

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… but is he a Christian?

If your ears were burning last night, it’s because we were talking a lot about you. You were the center of an intimate evening where a group of people gathered to learn more about you and celebrate you with a … Continue reading

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