Embracing Every Tongue, Tribe, and Nation

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

  Recently, I was a part of an initiative to help the evangelical church become aware of and understand its limitations in the area of cultural intelligence and…

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What’s Wrong With Gifted Education For Our Kids?

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

While having dinner with a family who lives in Manhattan, the parents told me about their daughter’s saga of testing for kindergarten admission into New York’s notoriously selective…

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“Gangnam Style”: The Downside to the Hype

Friday, September 21, 2012

Perhaps you’ve been wondering what all the fuss is about “Gangnam Style,” the latest YouTube video-gone-viral with more than 220 million views to date. If you are one…

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What’s Wrong With Settling?

Friday, September 14, 2012

Yesterday, I was talking with one of my sons about friends who are planning to enter into the mission field soon. I was sharing my excitement for their…

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Giving Up Clutter for Lent, Part Four: Clutter Wins. Or Does It?

Friday, March 23, 2012

A few days ago, I had about 90 minutes, maybe 2 solid hours if I was lucky, to do as I pleased. My youngest son, who requires the…

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Quick Lessons: Giving Up Clutter for Lent, Part Three

Saturday, March 10, 2012

A quick post tonight, because I am busy de-cluttering the re-cluttered areas of my house in preparation for guests tomorrow! A few more things I have learned from…

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Giving Up Clutter for Lent, Part Two

Friday, March 2, 2012

We are a little over a week into Lent, and in this post I wanted to address some of the lessons I have begun to learn as we…

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Why We’ve Given Up Clutter for Lent

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Now I know it doesn’t sound all that spiritual to give up clutter for Lent. But stick with me as I explain our rationale, and I will be blogging about…

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Prone to Overparenting?

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Our family had reached a breaking point: my eldest son was in first grade and was tired all the time from a combination of school, music, sports, church,…

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My Son, the Jesus Freak, Part Two

Thursday, November 17, 2011

A couple of months ago, I told the story of my eldest son “Harry”, who had been unabashedly sharing about his faith with his friend down the street. I just…

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