Category Archives: Life Lessons

The Global Wave of Praise

Easter Weekend coincided with Major League Baseball’s opening weekend this year. Since I was a kid, I’ve enjoyed watching MLB games, both on TV and in person. (In fact, my two sons and I have a goal to visit as … Continue reading

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The Music of Resurrection

His heart beats, His blood begins to flow Waking up what was dead a moment ago And His heart beats, now everything is changed ‘Cause the blood that brought us peace with God Is racing through His veins And His heart … Continue reading

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North to South, East to West

We’ve not written for a while as we’ve been in a season of significant travel – north to south and now east to west. We recently had the joy of stopping by to see our grandson in Princeton on our … Continue reading

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Opening Ceremony and Revelation 7

Linda and I returned from speaking at the Valentine’s Getaway at Fair Havens on Sunday night. (Thanks to all who prayed; it was an impactful weekend for all of us).  After settling in, we watched a recorded version of the … Continue reading

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Better Men

Last night at the Grammy awards, the country group Little Big Town performed their recent hit “Better Man.” The song, nominated for best country song of the year, tells the story of a wife who ran from her marriage but … Continue reading

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Rick and Linda’s Recommended Reads

With a name like Reed, it makes sense we’d love books. Working at Heritage, with its wonderful theological library, is the bibliophile equivalent of being given a free pass to the Mandarin buffet. So many tasty delights from which to … Continue reading

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New Year + Old Idea = New You

As we launch into a New Year, I have an old idea I would ask you to carefully consider. Although the idea isn’t new, it could lead to a new you. Or, to put it in more precise theological terms, … Continue reading

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