To “Thirty Years” and Beyond – Lessons Learned

In the early 80s while in seminary in Texas, I listened to radio broadcasts on parenting. One intriguing interview introduced a recycled idea, “homeschooling.” It was new to me as Raymond and Dorothy Moore, homeschool pioneers, encouraged waiting to begin formal schooling, especially with boys, and doing it at home. They did not mean to […]

A Modern Day Hero – my sister-in-love

Life is full of twists and turns for everyone. As one book I read several years ago said, “Life is chaotic” (Finding God, by Larry Crabb). And it doesn’t seem to be changing except for the worse. An amazing aspect of life though, is that in the midst of all of the mystery and chaos, […]


Every May 25th – at our house we celebrate the birth of a great man in history; he is a man whom few know much about. That is usually the case, that the truly great men are little known. They do not seem to mind. But if there were more of this type of man […]