December 21, 2012

For Whom the Bell Toll

One week ago a heavily-armed young man walked into an elementary school and slaughtered schoolchildren, teachers, and administrators. It is a tragic story that we all have heard much about by now (I reflected on this tragedy and the message of Christmas in a…
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December 19, 2012

I Will Wait

Scanning through radio stations yesterday looking for Christmas songs, I stopped when I heard "I will wait," a fantastic song by Mumford & Sons. Although I had heard the song before, it had not dawned on me until listening to it yesterday that i…
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December 17, 2012

December 11, 2012

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December 5, 2012

December 4, 2012

Obama, Twitter, and Fiscal Cliff

Last night I was on WHSV 11 o'clock news talking about President Barack Obama's use of a Twitter chat to push his plan for addressing the fiscal cliff. The online version of the story is here (with video from the broadcast included).
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December 3, 2012

December 2, 2012


The season of Advent is here! Advent is a season devoted to waiting, yearning, and hoping for the coming of our Savior as we celebrate and reflect on his first coming. Yet, it seems Advent is too often reduced to merely lighting a few candles in church servic…
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December 1, 2012