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Savoring the Moment

One blustery weekend I was strolling with my little boy on an Atlantic beach. We were scaling clamshells into the onshore wind and watching them curve ...


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What Do We Expect?

There is one unmistakable lesson in American history: a community that allows a large number of young men to grow up in broken families, dominated by ...


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Waiting for Something Better

When my son, Rusty, was five, he wanted a ball glove. So I took him, and we went to three or four stores to get a glove to fit a tiny hand. No store had ...


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He Walked Away Crushed

Several years ago, my second son, Steve, tried out for the high school football team. One day he walked into my office and proclaimed with great excitement, ...


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Jamie Foxx Motivated by an Indifferent Father

Jamie Foxx, the actor portraying Ray Charles in the movie Ray, never had the relationship with his father that he wanted. His biological parents lived ...


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Adopted Son Is Heir to the Throne

Researching your family tree can be a fun and rewarding hobby. For one Minnesota man, it was a life-changing experience.

Marty Johnson knew he was the ...


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Man Contemplates Killing His Daughter's Rapist

In the fall of 2002, Rick Garmon's daughter, Katie, became a victim of date rape. She was 18-years-old at the time and a freshman in college. Too humiliated ...


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Tim Keller on Being an Adopted Son of God

Being completely conformed to the likeness of God's Son is something that we look forward to in the future, although the transformation is happening ...


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Reality Show Reveals Our Need for a Father's Blessing

In the BBC reality show Monastery, a group of five men from diverse backgrounds voluntarily join a Benedictine monastery for a span of forty days. The ...


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Denzel Washington's Disconnection from His Father

In a 2012 interview, Denzel Washington described his father, who was a Christian minister, as "a decent man … a spiritual man and a gentleman." ...


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