Monthly Archives: February 2016

Hey Mom. I Miss You.

Four years ago on this day, my sweet mom who had fought against Parkinson’s disease for 30 years stepped into eternity. Today is February 29 that “leap day” which only comes around every four years. The day my mom went … Continue reading

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Slow Living, Big Influence

My life, like yours, is not a jet-set life. I’ve read biographies of significant people in music, politics and church history and they all seem so much bigger than my little life. I don’t hop on planes, speak to huge … Continue reading

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What Are You Protesting?

Last Saturday morning my wife and I were strolling around the San Francisco Ferry Building. We were in San Francisco celebrating 23 years of marriage! What a ride it has been! I love her more now than I did when … Continue reading

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Shrewd Christian Voters

This election cycle is disconcerting to watch. The polarization of civic discussion is mind-numbing. I’m very concerned that “evangelicals” are a voting-block who are being courted by politicians as this mind-numbed mass of voters who only vote according a fixed … Continue reading

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Why Me?

Man, todays President’s Day holiday is stunningly beautiful! Don’t you think!? Why do we, of all people, get to enjoy this balmy, serene kind of day in the middle of winter? Last Friday, my wife and I decided we would … Continue reading

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Influence – Part II

This week I’m exploring the idea of influence. A week ago I had a great conversation with a business leader in our community. He loves Jesus, but doesn’t attend our church. As part of our conversation heĀ  awkwardly asked me … Continue reading

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Influence – Part I

There once was a time in the late 1950’s when Jazz had fallen into somewhat of a decline in the city that gave it birth: New Orleans. Yes, people still played Jazz on the street corners, and the people did … Continue reading

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