Category Archives: Illustration for Father’s Day

God Knows Your Name

The following was delivered, in Albanian, to the adolescent orphans at the Hope for the World orphanage in Tirana, Albania. I have previously posted the Albanian version, and I now offer it in English. It is my great honor to … Continue reading

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PERËNDIA E DI EMRIN TËND (God Knows Your Name)

I delivered this message to teens in the Hope for the World Albanian orphanage in Tirana, Albania in late May of 2007. I sought to identify my own childhood as an orphan with theirs. And I gave this message in … Continue reading

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Growing a Father

The following pastoral letter appeared five years ago in the weekly bulletin of First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga. As I read it now, I am reminded of the moment in my life. It is like finding an old Polaroid snapshot … Continue reading

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