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Compassionate Responsibility

I am now in year 15 as a volunteer resource provider, former board member and mentor to homeless men on the Eastside of Lake Washington assisting Congregations for the Homeless.  It is a privilege to have spent thousands of hours talking, writing … Continue reading

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People in Transition, Ethiopians and the Principle of 3

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What a great year so far in serving people around the Puget Sound and in Ethiopia!! Our service to homeless men has provided hundreds of hours of bible studies, mentoring, resume development and finding employment.  Men range from fully functional with … Continue reading

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Homelessness…Now An Agenda Item

When I started serving homeless men 14 years ago, their presence in Bellevue, WA (and Seattle) was an annoyance to the community, you know, like a paper cut on the finger.  Now in Puget Sound and Eastside Cities, it is like an ongoing agenda … Continue reading

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My Week with Billy Graham

My life was about to change.  It was May 1976, the second event in the new Seattle Kingdome.  The first event was a soccer match featuring the famous, Pele.  Coming to Seattle was Billy Graham for a week of sharing … Continue reading

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An Obedient Servant

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  Beza is the Chaplain in an Ethiopian prison and my friend. He is a family man who has survived serious illness, civil unrest, apathy in the church community for those in prison, loss of a wife and raised a … Continue reading

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In God We Trust (U.S. Mint)

Regarding the Russians, President Ronald Reagan said, “Trust but verify.”  Unlike the Russians, we can trust God to be true to His character and word, today, yesterday and forever. Our money says, “In God We Trust.” If we can trust God … Continue reading

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How is Your Flame of Faith?

Is your flame of faith burning brightly? Are you awed and overwhelmed by the scope and power of a God that created the universe, and personally loves you and me? Why wouldn’t I want to have confidence in the Great Designer … Continue reading

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What are your FTO scores?

What is FTO?  Faith/Trust/Obedience   These three words are key to producing spiritual fruit in our lives and the lives of others.  This is the first blog in a series of 4 addressing the impact of  FTO in our lives.  Definitions: … Continue reading

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The Joshua Factor

Are you in some kind of major life or career transition?    The Israelites were and big time.  Joshua and Caleb had returned from a scouting trip to the Promised Land and reported to Moses and his management team, of the … Continue reading

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Victim: To Be Or Not To Be

Ever been a victim?  robbery;  assault;  falsely accused; bullied; family “conspiracy;” an unfair boss; or who knows what?  Remaining as a real or perceived victim is not good for physical, mental or spiritual health.  There is always a way out. We are never … Continue reading

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