Monthly Archives: December 2005

Is “Gen-X” really rising?

Andrew Thompson has a bone to pick with the megachurches that cancelled services on Christmas Day this year. To be fair to Rev. Thompson, he is not alone. Much of the mainline media and many in the mainline denominations have … Continue reading

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Christmas Fire

We had some ice here a couple of weeks ago. Driving home in it, my windshield wipers froze to the glass. Feeling rather resourceful, I warmed a handtowel in the oven to melt the ice. Sadly, my resourcefulness did not … Continue reading

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Christmas Blessings

I realize my last post (written between Christmas Eve services) wasn’t very Christmasy. So here we go. Merry Christmas to you all! May you truly experience God’s gift of Jesus as a gift to you, receiving Him in his fullness … Continue reading

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Bobbitt (Market State) & Galston (Liberal Pluralist State)

Since I have a short attention span, I tend to read several books at the same time. I just finished William A. Galston’s Liberal Pluralism. The liberalism he defends is the classical liberalism that lies behind both the “conservative” and … Continue reading

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Confidence Games

“Now don’t tell anyone. Keep it confidential.” In my business I hear that all the time. In many cases my gift of absentmindedness helps me keep things confidential. But there are other occasions – perhaps even the majority – where … Continue reading

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Context

As I walked into my office this morning, I heard what sounded like opening chords of a Christmas carol. I didn’t remember having left music playing, so I quickly began to wonder where the music might be coming from. It … Continue reading

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Watching our Words

Global warming, yea or nay? While politicians seem to argue about its reality more than any other group, we common folk have been known to joke about it. When we have exceptionally cold weather (like at one of Al Gore’s … Continue reading

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