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Sending Cheap Signals

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is bending my mind. I’ve just started reading his New York Times bestseller, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable. So far I’ve read the prologue and the first six pages of Chapter One and I’ve … Continue reading

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Permanent Half-Mast

As usual, I was up early this morning. I made the familiar drive to a local shopping area to visit a familiar grocery store to pick up milk and a few other items. Pulling into a parking space, I noticed … Continue reading

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Glory and Beauty

I’m sitting in a cafe in Civitnova Marche, Italy, on the Adriatic coast checking my email. My wife, Sharon, and I are visiting our son, Reid, and his family. Reid is a pro volleyball player who plays here in the … Continue reading

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Christ-Centered Arts

The world of the arts is a world of fierce competition. There are many more people trying to make it as musicians, dancers, actors, etc., than there are opportunities. The artist must be willing and able to put his or … Continue reading

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Worship that’s Worth It

I think it’s safe to say that when most of us, as believers, hear the word “worship,” our minds go to a worship service. Prime time for most American churches is the Sunday morning worship service and much of the … Continue reading

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The Busy Church

Over the years I have learned that one of the biggest obstacles to Great Commission ministry is church work  – church busy work. Many Christians and their leaders are so busy filling slots in the church’s programming and structure that they … Continue reading

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New Comfort Zone

It’s no secret that many, let’s say most, Christians struggle with witnessing, evangelizing, sharing our faith – whatever you want to call it. I often hear the exhortation that we need to get outside of our comfort zones. I have … Continue reading

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