Monthly Archives: June 2009

Interpreting the Bible

I just finished reading Inspiration and Incarnation by Peter Enns. It was a challenging book but worthy of my time. I will continue to contemplate his theses. I found the following quotes on biblical interpretation to be personally timely and … Continue reading

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Being Right

I came across this John Naisbitt quote from his book Mind Set. “If you have to be right, you put yourself in a hedged lane, but once you experience the power of not having to be right, you will feel … Continue reading

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Down to the River

I had a great Father’s Day. There were expressions of appreciation from all my children and Ann as well as others. I truly appreciate each of them. This Father’s Day was special for other reasons. For some time, Tanya and … Continue reading

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Champions

            The Crockett boys and their Dad (coach) completed the baseball season by winning the league tournament today. They had to play two games. Because it was double elimination and they got beat the first … Continue reading

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Off and Swimming

Yesterday was the first swim meet if the season. Meredith and her brothers are on the Wilmore Aquatic team this year. The boys are still in baseball so Meredith was the only Crockett participant yesterday. She had an outstanding start. … Continue reading

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Takeaway (con’t)

The second book I recently read is God Work by Randy Harris. Randy has been a favorite speaker of mine for many years. I found his 7 question test designed to assess progress toward becoming a fully devoted disciple of … Continue reading

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Takeaways

Two books that I read recently were excellent and I thought I would share some “take aways” from them. The first is A Testament of Devotion by Thomas Kelly. Originally published in 1941, Kelly’s book is a classic on spiritual … Continue reading

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June 8, 1962

Fourty-seven years ago today Ann and I were married. It was grand event. A very traditional wedding. Little did I know what lay ahead for us. The only plan I had then was to be married to Ann and I’ve … Continue reading

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Friend

When our family moved to Abilene in 1972 so that I could return to school at ACU, one of the first persons we met were Roy and Bonnie Shake. Living just a few doors down the street, they were a … Continue reading

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