Tag Archives: image of God

Happy Birthday, Chandler!

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) This is a special day. Yes, there is much going on with the queen’s passing, a new school year starting, fires burning in southern California and ash falling from the … Continue reading

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A God like us

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) Here are a few things Chandler and I found on the road during our recent trip through the southwestern United States. Small towns are dying. We came upon town after … Continue reading

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God’s HR Department

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) “I can say I have met the most amazing people on this planet when I have pushed the walls aside and just gotten to know people for who they are.” … Continue reading

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Hemingway slept here

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) Richard Mouw, President Emeritus of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, and our guest last week on BlogTalkRadio told a story about a janitor he got to know when we … Continue reading

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Empathy is not endorsement

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) In a recent interview in United Airlines Hemisphere magazine, singer/songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Bonnie Raitt, stated: “This time is the most fraught and worrisome in … Continue reading

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In the lower righthand corner of everyone

Meet Ariél. She is a 19-year-old sophomore at a college back east, and it is very important to her that you know she has an accent mark over the “e” in her name. When she told me her name, and … Continue reading

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The justice of the Creator to His creatures

In honor of Presidents’ Day, I thought I would share a quote from one of our greatest presidents, Abraham Lincoln, that might speak into the place we find ourselves today in this country. While searching, I found out that the … Continue reading

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Family portrait

Everybody hates it, and everybody loves it. We hate getting ready for it; we love the result. We all mostly do this for Marti. It was her idea and she’s the one who makes it happen. I’m talking about the … Continue reading

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When they become us

Aside from an actual Them magazine which is a real publication published in Japan, my reference to a “Them” magazine is purely fictional, as a send-up of Us. I couldn’t help but think if we had an Us magazine, then … Continue reading

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‘They will in a minute…’

I love the story of the young kindergartener who, when asked by her teacher what she was going to create for her art project proudly announced she was going to draw a picture of God. To which the teacher announced, … Continue reading

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