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Raising Unbiased Kids in a Bigoted World

I started to title this post “Raising Color Blind Kids” but then I realized that is kind of silly. You can’t be color blind, nor would you want to be. When it comes to skin pigment, we are who we are. God made us that way. Just as He filled the world with flowers and creatures of all different colors, He chose to fill the world with people of different colors. When it comes to culture, we also are...

Hope Springs Eternal

ST.LOUIS – It is a rabid baseball’s fan’s dream.  My room at the St. Louis Hilton at the Ballpark overlooks the new Busch Stadium.  It’s a beautiful park, designed in the style of Camden Yards and Turner Field.  The Cards moved in here for the 2006 season.  The room itself is decorated with framed photos of Cardinal players of old like Rogers Hornsby, Stan Musial, Enos Slaughter, and the...

William F. Buckley, 1925 – 2008

William F. Buckley passed away this morning at his home in Stamford, Connecticut.  He was 82.  Buckley suffered from diabetes and emphysema, but the exact cause of death has not yet been determined. In the course of his long and illustrious career, Buckley founded a magazine, National Review, wrote 45 books (numbers 46 and 47 will be published later this year), penned over 5,600 columns, and hosted one of...

Blest Be The Tie

I have a confession to make: I am a Baptist.  I’ve spent most of my life around Baptists. Over the years I’ve discovered that in Baptist churches there are a lot of things that are common to almost all of them.  Just like you can walk into a McDonald’s anywhere in the world and order a Big Mac and know it will taste the same, you can go to most Baptist churches and find a lot of the same things on...

He Was Only Visiting This Planet

Larry Norman, the grandfather of contemporary Christian music went to be with the Lord early yesterday morning.  He had been dealing with serious health issues for the last 15 years but continued to make music almost up to the time he went home to heaven. Norman’s 1972 album, “Only Visiting This Planet” is considered by many to be the best Christian album ever recorded. His 1969 song “I Wish...

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