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I was walking across a bridge recently. I spied this guy who looked like he was ready to jump off. So, I thought I’d try to stall him until authorities showed up (or at least until I had time to ready my camera). “Don’t jump!” I said.
“Why not? Nobody loves me.”
“God loves you,” I said. “You believe in God, don’t you?”
“Yes, I believe in God.” Read the rest of this entry »
As I sat in the carport of Chase Bank, waiting for my deposit slip to come shooting out in an air tube, my Ford’s engine began to make chugging, gasping noises. “Oh no”, I thought, “I ran out of gas”. Sure enough, the gas guage read “E”; the car coughed twice, then was quiet. Read the rest of this entry »
Ok, my daughter’s 4th birthday was celebrated last week, and, at a time when most kids are thinking about cake, presents and goody bags, Rachel took time out of her day to strike a blow at that most hideous of all of Calvin’s constructs, the wretched doctrine of limited atonement.
The miracle is that I caught it all on video. Enjoy… Read the rest of this entry »
After handing my video camera to Trevor, I stepped toward Senator Obama, reached out my hand, and said, “Thanks for coming to South Texas; keep thinking about us.” As he shook my hand, he responded, “It’s my pleasure; keep up the good work.”
Only time will tell the significance of that historic handshake, and it was caught on video. Read the rest of this entry »
It was a long walk in the humidity, a long line to get through security, and a long wait in the hot sun, but finally, at long last, Senator Barack Obama, the man everybody has been talking about, emerged from a nearby building, jogged up on the grandstand, and I was 50 feet away.