4th Of July

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What are your plans for this long 4th of July weekend?

Two–hundred and thirty–eight years ago on July 4th, 1776 the members of the Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia and approved the final draft of the Declaration of...

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Giving Thanks In Hard Times

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For most of us, this year has been filled with challenges and difficulties.

How can we be thankful in difficult times?

Pastor Alexander Whyte, from the last century, had a reputation of always being thankful. His thankfulness was always...

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4 Reasons You Should Write Your Book

80% percent of the population says they will write a book, someday.

But, for 99.9% of the population, someday, never comes.

Which group are you in?

Do you have a book inside you? Have people told you, you should write a book?

How would your life...

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Yesterdays Dream, Tomorrows Reality

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"To be human means to be captured by a dream" (Gerald Kennedy).

What captures you?

What drives you?

I remember when I presented two sessions at the Strictly Sail Show in Chicago. This was the first time I presented at this event. It was a...

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Your Hearse Won't Be Pulling A U-Haul!

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"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." - Jim Elliott

God gives every person––woman, man, child, adult, Christian, non–Christian, atheist, and believer––no matter what your...

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What Is Your Sword?

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During the crusades, knights were enlisted to fight for the church.

The Knight's Sword
The story is told that before joining a crusade, a knight was required to be baptized. Baptism was a sign of his surrender, commitment, and loyalty to the...

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Technology: Its Not Neutral

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I think most of us would agree that technology is amoral. There is nothing inherently good or inherently evil within technology. Its morality comes from the way people use it.

I was teaching a class on intercultural differences. We...

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ĕth’nō–sĕn’trĭz’em

First A Story
We took a break. I went to my office for a couple of minutes. When I returned it was obvious the class was dividing into two opposing camps.

They were discussing dogs and cats. The Dominicans/Haitians were presenting their perspective...

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Worldview: What's Up With That?

Our culture determines how we understand our world.

Edge of the World

Prince Henry the Navigator lived in the fourteenth century. Wanting to find a sea route to India, he hired a ship in Portugal.  He sent the ship to India, but it soon...

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Genre: What's Up With That?

Have you ever thought you knew about something –– then when you started looking at it you found out how much you really didn’t know?

Well, the other day someone asked me about the genre of my book.

I answered them with no...

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