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Where Apples Fall, Week 4 — “Falling Alone”

Is it possible to have the people you love the most pay a steep price for your pursuit of good things? read more

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Raising Funds Without Ever Fund Raising

Occasionally when I speak to groups of people within this church or beyond it, the subject of fund raisers comes up.  And that’s when I most love the conversation. read more

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A Book Launch. In An Art Studio. With Real Live Dummies.

The best part about last night’s launch were my three assistants.  To my left is Crash, and to my right, in order are Test and Dummy. read more

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On A #CrashTestDummies Day, An Unexpected Appearance By #Solve

So today is the day that Crash Test Dummies drops.  Releases.  Publishes.  Whatever.  It’s book #5 (whoda thunk?) and I hope my Charlotte area friends can make it to the Book Launch Event tonight from 7-9 pm at RiverGate Shopping Center’s Art Space Studio. read more

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#TBT — Summer, 1978, The Texas Junior Davis Cup Team, and A Co-Captaincy

This past week I was Facebook-tagged in this photo below.  I have no memory — zip, zero, nada — of it being taken. read more

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A Requiem For Last Words

Years ago, I had a District Superintendent in the United Methodist Church — a position which functions, more or less, as a pastor to the pastors — tell a group of us assembled clergy:  “When you want to get the last word in . . . don’t.” read more

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Storm Stories In Scripture

In the wake of Harvey and Irma, and in anticipation of Jose and Katia, today seems like an appropriate time to take stock of the storm stories that dot the biblical landscape.  And seascape, for that matter. read more

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