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Showing posts from January 13, 2008

Thoughts On a Wednesday

A friend sent me this link to Ben Stein's film, Expelled, that will be out this spring. He makes the case that there is freedom of speech about everything in America--except when you challenge the tenets of Darwinism. Watch the trailer, and see what you think. I was impressed someone of his popularity would invest in support of intelligent design as an explanation of origins.

Last weekend I spoke at a retreat for pastors and wives at The Cove, Billy Graham's training center outside Asheville, NC. The setting was incredible, and the experience with fellow ministers was exceptional. I got to reconnect with the son of my high school pastor, who is the associational missionary in Kingsport, TN. It was fun to catch up with him and his family and to appreciate his ministry among the churches there. I tried out an essay called, "The rocks where the rabbit lives," to help us deal with our losses and hurts. It's a story of some healing I experienced while on sabbatical thi…