Mentored By A Milker Of Cows

Men's Health, Mental Health
I've written an article about my dear friend and mentor, Bill Judge, for Revive Magazine. It's called "Mentored By A Milker Of Cows." You can read the entire article here, but here's an excerpt to wet your appetite. If you like it, I hope you'll share it with friends: I knew I needed a mentor. I was busy with my career as a physician—too busy for my family. My priorities were out of whack. I needed someone who would encourage me and keep me on track. So I asked the pastors who came through the hospital, "Who's the one layperson you know in this area who looks most like Jesus?" When I heard the name Bill Judge multiple times, I said, "This is a guy I'd like to meet." I called…
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Praying for Our Unborn Children and Grandchildren

Children's Health, Marriage and Family Health, Parenting
When Scott (our son) and his wife, Jennifer, were pregnant with their first child (Anna Kate), we were visiting with our dear friends, Boone and Peggy Powell, while volunteering together at Young Life's Crooked Creek Ranch out in the Rocky Mountains. One morning, over coffee, Peggy asked me, "Do you pray for that unborn grandchild?" I was embarrassed to have to tell her, "No." In fact, to my shame, I had not even thought about it. So, Peggy gave Barb and me a list of prayers we could lift up on a daily basis for Anna Kate. Subsequently, I prayed the same for Scott and Jennifer's second child, Sarah Elizabeth. Here are the prayers Peggy suggested and I hope you'll be able to use them as you pray for any…
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‘No child left on his or her fat behind’

Children's Health, Nutritional Health, Obesity, Parenting
Also, while in Kearney, Nebraska, this week, a reporter from the local paper came to one of my two talks on the topic of "Childhood Obesity: Practical Tips for Busy Families." I thought you'd be interested in seeing the article she wrote. You can see it here, or I've posted it below. By the way, if you'd like more tips on how to protect your family from the obesity threat, here are some resources I have for you: An autographed hard cover edition of my book SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat. On sale for $4.99 (while supplies last) An autographed soft cover edition of my book SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat. On sale for $4.99 (while supplies last) You can view the…
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TV Interview: Super Sized Kids and Childhood Obesity

Children's Health, Obesity, Parenting
Earlier this week I was in the Kearney, Nebraska area to speak twice on the topic of "Childhood Obesity: Practical Tips for Busy Families." The Two Rivers Public Health Department was my sponsor and packed a lot of fruitful activity into a long day (thanks to Terry Krohn and Heather Easton for all the hard work and wonderful hospitality). I thought you might be interested in seeing an interview I did with one of the local television stations. Just go here and click on the video camera icon in the upper left hand portion of the page. If you'd like more tips on how to protect your family from the obesity threat, here are some resources I have for you: An autographed hard cover edition of my book SuperSized Kids: How…
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