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Remembering Czesław Miłosz (1911–2004)

Last night, I thought of Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004). (Pronounced: Chefwash Miyosh). So, I drew his likeness, displayed here. I learned that he died – one of my favorite poets, who wrote about the horrors of the Cold War (now, it … Continue reading

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Leadership and Leaders

There are many who are called to positions of leadership. Yet leadership is not about a title. It is not about gaining a consensus. Leadership is about burden, conviction, a fire burning deeply, a holy discontentment, a righteous indignation. There … Continue reading

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I am the Living Legacy of My Fathers in the Faith

Two of my old seminary professors are sick; quite sick, apparently. I am thinking of their influence in my life. I first learned to read from the original New Testament text from one of them. I first learned to think … Continue reading

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Grace in the Trenches: Chaplains on the Front Lines of the Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The senior chaplain came to me for counseling, struggling with how he would face the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT). I put my hand on his shoulder and looked him square in the eyes, “Chaplain, this nation needs … Continue reading

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The Public Face of Ministry and the Private Heart of the Pastor: Are they the same?

The semester is winding down. The calls are being processed for our seniors. The first year is coming to a close to our beginning students and self-assessment is need. Our middlers face the reality that they are now stepping up … Continue reading

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Facing the Fire and Living with Lions (Part 2)

Daniel 3.8-12; 16-26; 6.3-10; 14-24 This is the second of a three part devotional series on standing Strong in the Midst of Your Trials Have you read chapters 3 and 6 of the Book of Daniel?  In those chapters, you … Continue reading

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The Prince of Peace at the U.S. Army War College

Did you know that the United States Army War College has an ambassador? Ambassador Carol van Voorst lives on post and represents our nation to the numerous high level international students who come to the War College, from the United … Continue reading

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Facing the Fire and Living with Lions (Part 1)

I don’t know the future, but I know the One who hold the future! Continue reading

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Can There Ever Really be Democracy in the Middle East?

The World Turned Upside Down was the title of Sir Christopher Hill’s history of the English Civil War. Today, as then, our world is being turned upside down. From Tunisia to Libya, the Middle East is quaking. Not since the … Continue reading

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A Delayed Salvation: Hope for the Suffering Saint

…who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time (1 Peter 1:5). A friend came by the other day to talk about salvation. Those who characterize themselves as unbelievers … Continue reading

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