Category Archives: Thought of the Day

Balance

Some simple rules to begin regaining your spiritual balance today, in no particular order: 1. Do your best (but don’t expect perfection). 2. Forgive (others and yourself, as many times as you have to). 3. Apologize (even if he or … Continue reading

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Father

Give your father thanks for what he did right–or tried to do–and grace and forgiveness for the rest.

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Free

Yes, there is such a thing as a free lunch. It’s called leftovers.

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Ideals

There’s a difference between failing to live up to your ideals and abandoning them altogether.

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Mask

I have no problem with any Christian group or church condemning the alt-right. (I condemn it myself.) But why the particular urgency right now for the SBC to do this? Do people think there is a particular link between the … Continue reading

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Treatment

Last night I saw LeBron get the ball to the left of the basket, take a few dribbles and stop. After surveying his options while holding the ball for a couple of seconds, he resumed dribbling–a classic double dribble–and no … Continue reading

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News

If you must deliver bad news, deliver it on a Monday, not a Friday. That way, you won’t spoil someone’s weekend … and you will have a couple of days to formulate an encouraging word or a helpful plan of … Continue reading

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29

Here’s the headline from today’s ProFootballTalk.com: “Other than Kaepernick, the NFL doesn’t give up on 29-year-old QBs.” Tim Tebow is … ahem … 29.

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Obvious

All the sports mavens who dismissed arguments for Tim Tebow as an NFL quarterback are using the exact same arguments for Colin Kaepernick. They are claiming, with some justification, that their guy can still play but has been blacklisted because … Continue reading

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Pinched

Theresa May can say “enough is enough” ’til she’s blue in the face, but a pinched and cowardly secularism can never defeat a ruthless Islam committed to world domination. Only the gospel can do that.

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