Month: January 2015

The Hopeless Wanderer

sociopath, angel, wrestle

Today we would likely label Jacob a sociopath: cunning, deceptive, detached, manipulative and ambitious. He was often cruel and incapable of being loyal. He lived by his wits - and was extremely successful.

Shark Tank

Shark Tank

In the evangelical community, there is still the lingering doubt that money invested in a business will not be as pleasing to God as money given away.

When Flesh and Steel Are One

When Flesh and Steel Are One

For Christmas, our kids gave us tickets to a Sting concert in Dallas. They know how much I like his music and how unlikely I am to spend the money to see him perform live. The whole experience was priceless, and Sting was in top form. He ended the evening by singing “Fragile,” which has become something of an anthem in times of sudden outbreaks of extraordinary violence. On the evening of Septembe ...[Read More]

The Measure of a Man

The Measure of a Man

As much as anything Dad relished making and fixing things. What he really loved were the tools. He collected them partly because he needed the right tools to do the work essentially with one hand and partly because he loved working with them. He found delight in patiently figuring out the essence of a problem and then coming up with a solution that was brilliant - and incredibly ugly.

The Year in Pictures: 2014

The Year in Pictures: 2014