Who Do You See?

  Harper Lee’s novel Go Set a Watchman focuses on the issue of sight. Jean Louise Finch grew up in a small Alabama town named Maycomb in the 1930′s and 1940′s. From her childlike perspective, it seems that whites and blacks loved and trusted one another. But when she returns home after leaving it for New […]

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Present: Experiencing the Joy of God’s Presence in Sacred Places (Ps. 63) Chris Altrock – 8/23/15

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Present

Two weeks ago I began this series by exploring a statement of David’s in Ps. 16: in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. (Ps. 16:11 ESV) David connects the two topics which stand at the center of this series: God’s presence and our joy. When we experience […]

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Where Love Goes

I recently attended “Meet the Teacher Night.” I’ve attended more than a decade of these. Generally, they focus one one thing: helping parents understand how their child can successfully pass the class. The teacher provides information on curriculum and assignments. Student expectations are explained. The parents leave with a grasp of what their child will […]

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Reflections from a Dad Taking a Daughter to College

  I parked my car in the garage last night. And I cried. For years, that spot’s been reserved for my daughter Jordan. My car remains outside so hers can rest inside. Left-side garage is home for her blue Toyota Corolla. But no longer. Yesterday we took Jordan and her Corolla to college at Lipscomb University. […]

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