Monthly Archives: November 2014

A sculptor, the prodigal son, and steps toward home

Ravi Zacharias writes in Has Christianity Failed You? about an encounter with a sculptor (pp. 136-137). My wife and I met an amazingly talented sculptor of bronzes. One of his small works took him many years to complete and be … Continue reading

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“There is no other stream,” (Aslan to Jill in The Silver Chair (The fourth book in The Chronicles of Narnia series)).

In reading Has Christianity Failed You?, the author retells the story of Jill, in The Silver Chair, the fourth book in the Chronicles of Narnia series, when she is lost and thirsty in a strange forest.¬†She finds a stream with … Continue reading

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The Mission of the Church

Missions help define who we are and what we do with who we are. Ravi Zacharias (Has Christianity Failed You?) wrote: The mission of the church is not only to bring people to God but to take God to those … Continue reading

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Called to Pray

A statue (Called to Pray) on the campus of Dallas Baptist University (Dallas, TX). Picture from Dallas Baptist University’s REPORT (Special Edition Fall 2014).

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Cartoons and miracles

I was born and raised in Iowa. I came to Texas almost 30 years ago when the Amarillo Globe-News offered to me the job of its one and only editorial artist (and I could draw editorial cartoons on the side … Continue reading

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A Teacher’s Most Memorable Lesson Is In Who She Is, Not The Subject She Teaches

No one escapes tough times, no one – not even a teacher. And when tough times hit her, her students are watching … and learning how an adult – their teacher – handles tough times. No one escapes tough times, … Continue reading

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Build Them With Your Words

Justin Su’a in Parent Pep Talks: Ten Mental Skills Your Child Must Have To Succeed In School, Sports, and Life, devoted a section to coaches. One subjection is titled: Build Them With Your Words Su’a notes, “The words coaches use … Continue reading

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