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  • Monday Musings: Debate

    Monday Musings: Debate

        So, see anything interesting on TV lately?  More than 80 million of us watched the first presidential debate on television last night – and millions more watched online.  Maybe you were one of those millions of viewers and streamers.  I was. Nerd alert – I was on the debate team in high school.  […] Read the rest »
  • Monday Musings: Communion

    Monday Musings: Communion

    Maybe I’m still on “Tanzania Time” since I’m just now, on Wednesday, finishing this week’s Monday Musing.  Better late than never, I suppose.  Or as they say in East Africa, roughly translated, “In haste there is no blessing.” I continue to ponder the blessings of being a part of the Traveling Team for Tanzania Mission […] Read the rest »
  • Monday Musings: Transitions

    Monday Musings: Transitions

    This is a Monday of departures and transitions. Two of my favorite young men, both named David, are just about to begin new adventures and callings in their lives, and I’m missing them already. My son David left yesterday after worship for his junior year in college in Iowa. This isn’t the first time I’ve […] Read the rest »
  • Monday Musings: Return

    Monday Musings: Return

      I haven’t posted for several Mondays. Did you miss me? I’ve missed connecting with you, but I have a good excuse. This is my first Monday back in the office after nearly four weeks in Africa. The centerpiece of my time was helping to lead Cross of Christ’s third mission trip to northern Tanzania […] Read the rest »
  • Monday Musings: Sick

    Monday Musings: Sick

    This week’s Monday Musings are coming to you on Tuesday as I just got back late last night from a cross-country trip with my son David, driving home together from his college in Iowa. We had a great time of sharing over the two days of packing up his dorm room and three days of […] Read the rest »

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