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Archive for Month: June 2012


Sandusky Guilty: What about Truth and Grace?

I read where one of the family members of the victims in this national sports case of child abuse said something like: “There are no winners.” She is right. Jerry Sandusky, a former assistant football coach at Penn State and now convicted child sex abuser, was found guilty, convincingly so, with a jury of his peers. Justice, at least on […]


A Father’s Day Exhortation (re-post)

My dear brother and wonderful friend, Dr. Jeff Young, reminded me recently of this post I blogged about Father’s day in 2008. Out of great love, respect, and admiration for this dear man who is one of the most wonderful examples of a Christ-like FATHER that I know, I am re-posting it now for you all. Thank you, Jeff, for […]


It’s NOT your performance!

My 15 year old son and I had a funny exchange with deep theological implications. I said to him, “I’m proud of you, Buddy.” He replied, “I’m proud of me, too. That’s my problem.” He was smiling and walking out of the room as he said it. My wife laughed. Then, he came back in a few seconds later and […]