Is Your Sign Language On Safety?

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You know we’re confused about the human nature and where evil comes from when we have a problem with a three-year-old deaf child who signs his name in a way that looks like he’s pretending to hold a gun. (The boy's name is Hunter, so the sign for his name involves a gun-like motion. Click here for the story.)I’m sorry, but this is silliness amped up on steroids and run amuck.Don’t misunderstand me. I’m for the enforcement of existing gun laws. I’m for background checks and waiting per … [Read more...]

Calvin Miller, Making Choices, and Following Through

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 I'm feeling sad over the death of Calvin Miller. I not only appreciate his books, but I greatly enjoyed spending a couple of hours with this gracious man. While I was in seminary at Talbot, he was a guest lecturer. He insisted on buying my wife and me lunch and then urged us to spend time with him before he returned home (Beeson Divinity School). He made it feel that we were the honored guests for the following two hours.Knowing about his life and ministry has reminded me that … [Read more...]

Hmmmm…A Sportsman Vice President

Sportsman VP

In three months we might have a sportsman for our vice president, and that thought thrills me.But I’m aware that it confuses many. Those who don’t hunt and fish tend to struggle with those who do. A man asked me two weeks ago, “Doesn’t it bother you that your favorite sports involve taking lives?"That’s a fair question, and because a sportsman has now been thrust into the political spotlight, I’d like to present a few thoughts about this odd activity that many of us enjoy. … [Read more...]

Hyper-Hobbied, Pursuit-Driven Men

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Do you have a work-a-holic or a hyper-hobbied man in your life? Do you want to help him find balance and purpose in life?I've had several people ask me what "Man on the Run" is all about...so here's a short description:We were all made to live lives of passion & pursuit. Yet, many men often chase their pursuits to the point that they break commitments and damage relationships. When this happens wives and children are neglected, friends are pushed aside, and churches and civic … [Read more...]

Put the Pliers Down!

Put Pliers Down

I live on the plains of the Midwest...in hard-working territory. I’m surrounded by determined men and women who can fix just about anything with just a few beads of sweat and a pair of pliers.During my junior year in college, I went to a friend’s house for Christmas break to hunt geese. Jack’s dad, Bob, was a rancher in western Nebraska. Bob was tougher than any bull on his land. When I shook his hand, his fingers were chapped, swollen, and leathery from forty years of tightening bolts on tra … [Read more...]

Book Giveaway: “Man on the Run”

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We’re giving away a signed copy of "Man on the Run: Helping Hyper-Hobbied Men Recognize the Best Things in Life!"Please leave a comment below for your chance to win! On July 13 at noon (EST), we’ll pick a name in a random drawing from all eligible entries received and send you an email notification if you are the winner! Limit one (1) entry per person; NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington D.C. who are 18 or older as of da … [Read more...]


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