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Fifty years ago this month, I was beginning my final semester at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, and getting ready to stay for two weeks after graduation to record my first album with players from the Old Town School of … Continue reading

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God’s welcome home

Sometimes you don’t know what you’re missing ’til you leave it for awhile… My good friend and mentor, Ron Ritchie, sent me a picture yesterday of the Christian rock group, Love Song, and Phil Keaggy, taken at an awards event … Continue reading

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A Catch for every morning

I was working on a Catch at a local coffeehouse when a bus rolled by with a sign: “There’s a McDonald’s for every morning.” It got me thinking, and a few minutes later I had written this poem. I hope … Continue reading

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Moralistic Therapeutic Deism and the rise of a new frontier

In a timely article in the New York Times by Rod Dreher entitled, “Trump Can’t Save American Christianity,” an effective argument is raised that American Christianity is actually not worth saving because it is not true Christianity. It’s not “historical” … Continue reading

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Business (not) as usual

After over two decades of working with world humanitarian enterprises and dealing with pressing global crisis situations, Michael McCausland has come to the conclusion that the greatest need in the world today, even here in America, is not food, shelter … Continue reading

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Restless for a reason

She’s an emotional wreck. She feels useless. She has a number of unreached goals in life and she feels too tired to take them up again. Her life seems to be full of inconsequential busyness. She is sad. She feels … Continue reading

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You can’t go back

So to complete the Father’s Day experience, it was the case of the two Papas at the ball game, sitting in the upper deck in the hot sun, trying to stay cool and root for the Angels, which, on this … Continue reading

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Healing and the new frontier

There is a healing that needs to be experienced in all of our lives before we can move on to bigger and better things. God works with broken people who constantly need mending. We will never be perfectly complete in … Continue reading

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