Dad’s WWII book is a “Page Turner Award Finalist”

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Long-time friends and readers know of my work over the last 15 years or so or turning my father's WWII exploits into a published book. So many of you have been such an encouragement to me as it has been turned down by several publishers (although -- bulletin, bulletin, bulletin -- one publisher is now considering offering me a contract for the book). Anyway, the great news is that the unpublished manuscript (War Horses: A World War II Hero's Stories of Savagery, Stallions, and Saving the Lipizzaners) is a finalist for an international award: "War Horses" has been named a "Page Turner Award Finalist." (more…)
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Monday Memo – Hate is too great a burden to bear; My past as a racist

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A dear friend, Clarence Shuler, is writing a book about racial reconciliation with Gary Chapman, Ph.D. Many of you know of Dr. Chapman from his “Five Love Languages” books. Gary actually led Clarence to the Lord when he was a young man. Clarence and I are in a writers’ group together which we call “The Stinklings,” after “The Inklings” which was attended by C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Sometimes we call ourselves “The St. Inklings,” but I digress. (more…)
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Monday Memo: The High Calling of Servanthood

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As long-time readers know, I have the privilege of serving as a visiting professor at the In His Image Family Medicine Residency in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They have recently identified their core values as: Respect, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence, and Servanthood and asked me to speak to the faculty and staff on the topic of servanthood. I thought you might be interested in seeing my remarks. I'm grateful to Dr. Charles Stanley on his teaching on the topic and my talk is adapted from a 2010 sermon he gave on the topic. (more…)
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Monthly Family Update – August 2020

General Health
                                             Monthly Family Update – August 2020 Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Hate is too great a burden to bear: My Past as a Racist More Nice Endorsements for “The Best Medicine” Want to Read “Best Medicine” before everyone else? Vaccine Study Answers to last month’s prayers Prayer requests for this month Past Issues (more…)
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