Category Archives: reflection


WWJD What would Jesus do?  This was a very popular saying some time ago.  It is indeed a worthy consideration as we face life’s daily struggles.  If our aim is to be Christ-like then maybe this needs to be more … Continue reading

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1517 and 1492

Today is the 500th anniversary of an event which had a tremendous impact on our religious world.  This is the 500th anniversary of the event involving Martin Luther and his protest of the religious environment of his day.  He nailed … Continue reading

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Do I really know Him?

We find the following question relative to Jesus, in various forms 5 times in the Scripture.  Who is this?  (Mt 21:10; Lk 5:21; 7:49; 9:9; John 12:34) Who is this Jesus?  Do you know Him? One might say, of course … Continue reading

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The Unnamed Woman

The women listed in the genealogy of Jesus make for an interesting study.  A closer look at the lineage found in the first chapter of Matthew reveals there are four named women including the mother of our LORD. For our … Continue reading

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See a Little

Kevin Elko is a motivational speaker.  Recently he shared the story of when he was asked to go to a speaking engagement. When he got to the airport, his driver never showed so he had to take a taxi. After … Continue reading

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Character and Reputation

Schwarzkopf and Wooden A serious study of leadership could include Norman S. Schwarzkopf and John Wooden.  These were two men whom I greatly admired.  They are both gone now but their lessons live on.  Let us visit each briefly and … Continue reading

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Fatherhood in 5 Passages

I am passionate about several subjects.  If you get me talking about them you might not be able to quiet me.  Some of these are: what constitutes being a man, the home and marriage, financial management, and parenting particularly as … Continue reading

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I am one of those people who gets queasy at the sight of blood.  I remember when my wife and I had our blood tests before we got married.  I sat down and made it through my procedure fine but … Continue reading

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Today my Teresa and I celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary.  What has happened in 40 years?  We’ve lived in 7 different homes, in 3 cities, received a total of 4 degrees from 3 institutions, been blessed with 2 sons, later … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo

A number of years ago before our younger son graduated from the local university, his mother and I had an evening out that we laugh about to this day.  It was not unusual for us to go to the college … Continue reading

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