Claire’s Gift

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    The last thing Claire did before heading out the door that Friday morning was drape pearls around her neck. They were the gift Claire bought herself upon completion of her graduate studies at George Fox University. There had been no family members at graduation to cheer her on, no one to hug her, [Read More...]

How Profitable is Panhandling?

  Over the past few days there has been a panhandler on the corner where Highway 395 intersects with McDonald’s. As far as panhandlers goes, this guy is younger, and fitter than most. The cardboard sign that he holds up says he’s a war veteran. If my nephew, David  Spears, is any proof, that war [Read More...]

Recap: McKnight @ George Fox Univ.

Ours is a church of routine, almost down to the very timing of the jokes embedded in the sermons. There comes this moment every Sunday when Pastor Terry pauses and asks if anyone has a story to share about leading someone to Christ. If no one responds, he tells us to keep praying because — [Read More...]


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