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Father's Day 2016

“We have so many young men, especially, who are growing up without their dads. We have to fill that void. We have to do a better job helping young people see what it means to be a man, what it means to be a woman. And then, somehow, we have to put that family structure back together.” --Tony Dungy

I met my father for the first time when I was 12.  I didn’t recognize him but the meeting filled me with so much emotion that it still ranks as one of the most memorable days in the more...

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TED talk on Injustice

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Oprah's Interview with Shaka Senghor

This is a wonderful story. It's good because it demonstrates that a person who makes up his or her mind to turn their lives around can do it. Unfortunately, success is rare.  Many people aren't willing to give someone like Mr. Senghor a second or third chance. Prejudice runs deep against men in dreds and tattoos.  It runs even deeper if they've gone to prison.

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Everyone Can Help

1Co 1:26  For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

Each of us comes from a background of suffering and sin and poverty.  All of us have looked heavenward and asked, “why me, Lord?”  “Why am I poor?  Why do I have these financial problems?  Why can’t I afford a nice car?  Have a good job?  Why do I have marriage troubles, work troubles and strife?  

How many of us have been told that we are...

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Quadrathlon: Swim, Bike, Run, Pray

I pray while I train.  First is the fact that I could meet God at any moment.  I’m at that age now where sudden heart stoppage is a real threat.  For a moment, let’s say it’s you.  Imagine swimming along when it happens.  One second you’re breaking your personal record for the 1500 meter freestyle and the next you’re standing in the cloud amid worshiping angels face to face with Jesus.  And then He asks you what you were thinking about.  What would you say?  I’m not...

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