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Colts vs Bears!

Two African-American coaches in the Super-Bowl. It’s already a win for me! And, what’s more, they’re both good, good men! The real win will be the day when the color of the coaches won’t matter. It’s too early for me to pick a winner, but I’m torn. I have always liked Peyton Manning and I […]

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I’ve noticed of late how easy it becomes to dehumanize people. A couple of things got me thinking about this. First of all, I have been talking to my wife, Rochelle, about theology, professors and the culture of critique that is inherent in the academy and the church; how most professors and preachers I know […]

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Change and the Golf Room

Today is my friend, Melanie’s birthday. I kind of feel sorry for her. She was scheduled to participate in our church’s Women’s Bible Study and then have lunch with my wife and another woman they both respect a great deal. Alas, it was for naught, because icy streets in and around Houston have kept nearly […]

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Possibility Thinkers

The people that inspire me most are “possibility thinkers.” These folks truly look at what is not and create. To me, Steve Jobs, the co-founder and CEO of Apple, Inc. has always been one of those people. 30 years ago venture capitalists asked him, “Why would anyone need a home computer?” Few of us can […]

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Words are Powerful

Well, it’s done. Today Barack Obama announced that he is forming an “exploratory committee” for a presidential run. Now, I know almost nothing about Barack — and this is not a political blog — but I do know that as we celebrated the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. yesterday and with Obama’s announcement today, […]

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