Category Archives: Devotions

There is no other stream…

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An excerpt from The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis The birds had ceased singing and there was perfect silence except for one small, persistent sound, which seemed to come from a good distance away. She listened carefully, and felt almost …

June 19: Happy Juneteenth

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Happy Juneteenth There’s a holiday that’s celebrated in Texas that’s quite unusual. It’s called Juneteenth and it’s celebrated on June 19th. It marks the day when, in 1865, word reached the African Americans in Texas that the United States had …

Congratulations! I’m a grandpa!

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How I Became a Grandpa in my Mid-30s I recently became a grandfather. It happened last week, at my daughter’s 6th birthday party. Now, before you go thinking I should go start a reality show on TLC with Honey Boo …

Passion Week : Day Two

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Why Easter Matters At All My buddy Rob and his three girls. Olive Garden and Cancer Last September, my wife and a group of our friends went out to dinner to celebrate my birthday. After dinner, my buddy Rob (who …

Passion Week : Day One

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No One’s Ever Died For Me As we enter into Passion Week, I was reflecting that I know of several people who have deeply sacrificed for my benefit. My birth mother, for example, was strong enough to forsake her maternal …

My New Book

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I was honored to be chosen to be one of the 7 men who were chosen to write *all 365* (whew!) of the daily devotionals for this book. It’s good. SYNOPSIS: A softcover devotional book for everyday inspiration, with 365 …

Day 2: Philippians 1:27 :: 40 DITW

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My thoughts on Philippians 1:27

Day 1: Philippians 1:6 :: 40DITW

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My thoughts on Philippians 1:6

40 Days Until Easter :: Thursday, March 1

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Editor’s Note: Ever forgotten Valentine’s Day? Or your friend’s birthday? Yeah, it doesn’t feel good. Hasty preparations say, “Hey. I know I *say* you’re important to me, but really, you’re not.” Easter has a way of just sneaking up on …

40 Days Until Easter :: Tuesday, Feb. 28

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Editor’s Note: Ever forgotten Valentine’s Day? Or your friend’s birthday? Yeah, it doesn’t feel good. Hasty preparations say, “Hey. I know I *say* you’re important to me, but really, you’re not.” Easter has a way of just sneaking up on …