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Students are not the only ones who struggle with post-modernism, tolerance and the rejection of absolute truth. Adults live in the same world and are often no more prepared for the challenges of pluralism than their children. As fathers, we must embrace the truth as well as live the truth before we can passionately teach the truth to our families.…

Last night on the plane to Dallas I ask myself this question, “Do I Really Need This Conference?” You see, today as you read this post, I am attending the D6 Conference in Frisco, Texas. (Frisco is a suburb of Dallas, which also could describe several other major cities in Texas.) Perhaps you heard or read about D6 and wish…

The dictionary says that anticipation is an expectation or hope. I think that expresses my feelings the last few weeks concerning the Where Was God When…? project. I have anticipated it arriving and being used of God to help students and adults deal with the difficult questions of life. Well, they are finally here. The book and DVD set of…

In order to stand on the highest point on planet earth, I would have to scale Mount Everest conquering its peak of 29,028 feet above sea level plus or minus 10 feet because of the snow pack. Since I have no trips planned to the Himalayan mountain range, on the border of Nepal and Tibet, I will settle for the…

Why do bad things happen to good people? For that matter, why do bad things happen to anyone? Even for us as believers, life if often a mystery. Every time I hear of the death of another child or teen I am compelled to ask…Why? If I ask this question after walking with the Lord for many years then it…

“Imagine writing as a purposeful craft” is the challenge of Roy Peter Clark’s introduction to Writing Tools – 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer. The book was a gift from a dear friend with the inscription “May your writing affect many…” I enjoy writing; it is therapeutic for me, not because it comes easily but because it makes me wrestle…

Someone has said that a rut is just a grave with the ends knocked out. My take-away from this statement is that whether you are in a grave or in a rut, your horizons are limited. It is so easy to become comfortable with the routine and familiar. One of my greatest challenges is to keep growing and learning. The…

A practical plan for family devotions can be very elusive. I believe most parents really desire to influence their children spiritually but simply do not know how. I recently wrote an article for MTL Magazine entitled A Parent's Guide to Family Devotions. It contains some practical advice and creative ideas about how to institute a tradition of family devotions in…

I have been anticipating this day for a very long time. I have had multiple people ask me if I had a blog that they could follow and up until now the answer has been no.  Thanks to the creativity, perseverance and investment of thousands of hours by our Headquarters’ staff, this is now a reality for me and all…

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