Category Archives: My Faith

On Measuring Success

My wife and I were planning on living in our house until we retired. Oh, we’d talked about selling it now that we’re empty-nesters, but chances are we wouldn’t have gotten around to it — not in light of the … Continue reading

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The Night My Faith Became Fact

My dad died in the fall of 1999. For good (mostly) and bad (occasionally), my dad was the dominant personality in my life. When he was in a room, the room was alive, and as his son, I had to … Continue reading

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A Thought on Scriptural Truth

If 15 Christians hold 15 differing views on doctrine, there are only two possibilities: One of them is right and the other 14 are wrong. All of them are wrong. Christian unity isn’t agreeing to disagree, nor is it agreeing … Continue reading

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What would it look like …?

if I really lived what I believe? if I really rejoiced in the Lord always? if I really was anxious for nothing? if I really learned in whatever state I am, to be content? if I really believed that all … Continue reading

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Upon Further Reflection …

There are a few more things I’ve been pondering about the recent Presidential election. If you think Obama’s election is evidence that God wanted him to be President, that’s fine. But be consistent. You also have to believe that … God wanted … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Election

I took a walk this evening and personally came to grips with what took place this past Tuesday. I thought, for fun, I’d post it. Feel free to disagree, but do so in love. I live in Illinois. That means … Continue reading

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For What It’s Worth

I don't believe it's possible to reach the national level of politics without compromising your principles. I've been reflecting on 2 Timothy 2:4 (No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may … Continue reading

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For What It’s Worth

Perfection sounds like a noble goal, but it's unattainable this side of heaven. Shooting for it leads to frustration. I aim for progress. Did I do better today than I did yesterday? Did I avoid making the same mistakes? Did … Continue reading

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