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Restoring Your Faith in Youth

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn The world has witnessed a revolution in Egypt. President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down and turned his authority over to the Egyptian army. Egyptians now hope for a fair and just election to determine their next president. In the midst of the protests in Tahrir Square, some stories never made…

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Generation Y and Faith: Spiritual But Not Religious

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Well, the latest Pew Research Center report is in on the Millennial Generation. Some of the report was a yawn. It confirmed our knowledge that these young Americans are confident, self-expressive, upbeat, open to change, and addicted to technology. That’s old news. The core finding in the Pew’s findings was…

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Mountain Climbing

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Last month, I hiked up Kennesaw Mountain with my seventeen-year old son, Jonathan. Although it’s only 45 minutes away from our house, we had never climbed this mountain before. It was a blast. We did it as a sort of special father/son time before he takes off for Hollywood to…

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Losing My Religion…

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn I met with my friend, Andy Stanley, last month to catch up on life. He mentioned a book he’d just finished called, “Losing My Religion.” It was written by a Los Angeles Times journalist who had lost his faith in God. To summarize, he had begun a spiritual pilgrimage and…

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Drivers and Passengers

5shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn One of my favorite “Habitudes” is found in Book One of our series. It is called “Drivers and Passengers.” It’s simply a fresh way to communicate a growing issue in our culture today. Consider this. People get into a car with different perspectives, based on whether they are driving the…

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A Milestone

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Last night, I attended a gathering at my friend, Dan’s, house. It was a surprise party for his 50th birthday. Just for the record, Dan does not look or act that old. He’s a delightful and very smart man, who serves as a doctor–a pulmonary specialist–at North Fulton Hospital. Just…

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