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A Tickle in the Funny Bone

My first ebook, A Tickle in the Funny Bone, is a dozen of my humorous columns including all the April Fool’s ones and the hilarious responses. Readers’ comments: I had a good laugh at this one - still wiping away the tears! I like your sense of humour! I laughed all the way through. I...

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Monthly Archives: January 2017

How to Raise a Support Partnership Team

Friend Raising

The Welcome Trend People of all ages are following a vision for ministry and are spending their savings, vacations, and sometimes more, to meet critical needs outside the church. The ministries that spark these visions vary widely: from the inner city to overseas. Some require special skills, some can be done in a few weeks, others could take a lifetime. The ministries differ, and so do the workers. But they all have one thing in common—the workers need prayer and …

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Some Golden Oldies and Some Shiny Newbies

Cut too short

Some of these “before” sayings have been around for generations, and, like old gold, keep their value. Then there are some new sayings that look like they could last for quite a while too. SEVEN GOLDEN OLDIES: “Look before you leap.” We’ve all heard that saying. Had I followed this bit of wise advice in the first year of our marriage, I would not have committed to buy that set of books we could not afford. We’ve probably all made …

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The Other Side of “Silence and Solitude”

Canela Men's Group Breakfast Together

Early last month I wrote a blog post extolling the disciplines of Silence and Solitude to unlock the treasures within our innermost being. Many of you readers responded, telling me how much these disciplines have helped deepen your spiritual lives. The impact of that blog post seemed to be so strong that I now realize I need to present the other side of the coin to bring some healthy balance. God not only designed us to need time for being …

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