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Oct 2017
How Now, Purple Cow?

The familiar phrase, “How now, brown cow” has been used to teach how vowels are rounded out in elocution (the study of formal speaking) since at least 1926. I like cows. Brown cows are OK, but the black-and-white ones are my favorites. We have a farm near our house that reminds Mary and I every now and then that cows DEFINITELY live there – especially when the wind blows in our direction on a stiflingly hot summer day! Cows can really stink, but I still like ‘em. Now, if I was a......

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Get Still!
October 27, 2017

Get Still!

Carl Honore wrote a book with an intriguing title, In Praise of Slowness. It’s not a Christian book, but it’s offers many insightful sociological observations that affirm the wisdom of God’s command that we “be...

August 2018
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Posted at: 31 Jul 2018
Living Inside Out

It’s a theme that runs throughout the New Testament: to follow Jesus means to live inside out. That’s not to say that the outside doesn’t matter – it does! God holds us accountable for what...

Posted at: 30 Jul 2018
Alms from Within

Do you remember how in 1 Samuel 15 God gave Saul the victory over the Amalekites? His instructions to the king were pretty straight forward: “Attack the Amalekites and totally destroy all that belongs to them”...

July 2018