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“It Runs In The Family,” Week 3 — “I’ve Fallen And I Can’t Get Up!”

If you have ever watched the right channel at the right time of day you have no doubt seen this commercial. read more

#TBT — August, 1984, James Cryan Memorial, Hamilton, New Jersey

This photo appeared in the August 19, 1984 edition of The Trentonian newspaper.  The story accompanying the pictures describes the only pro tennis tournament I ever won: the James E. Cryan Memorial. read more

Ann Patchett & The Art Of Sermonating

If you’ve been following this blog at all, you know that I’m an enormous fan of the fiction of Ann PatchettState Of Wonder and Bel Canto are two of the most beautiful and most engaging novels I’ve read in years. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five (Or More) GOAT Songs From Artists I Forgot Last Tuesday

Last Tuesday’s “Top Five” became more like a Top Twenty-Six, as I listed my person GOAT songs for a whole host of music artists. read more

The Heart Of Pastoring

A Good Shepherd friend and I were emailing earlier this week, and our conversation drifted into the different personal styles of some of the pastors on our staff. read more

Top Five (Or WAY More) Tuesday — My GOAT Songs For A Bunch Of Artists

We all have them.  Our favorite songs for each band/artist. In modern terms, our GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) songs from the musicians who have influenced and enriched us. read more