The Game Has Changed

The Game Has Changed When I worked with Bob Buford, I asked him how he had become so successful in the cable television business. His quick response was they had concentrated on being a dominant supplier to a specialized niche. That meant hi ...

An Embarrassment of Riches

An Embarrassment of Riches Dr. Gardner Taylor died this week. For 42 years he served as the senior pastor of the 10,000-member Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn. He was the author of many books and 2,000 sermons, ...

The Gospel Drone

The Gospel Drone In 1967 film maker and devout Christian Irwin “Shorty” Yeaworth (whose first popular movie was “The Blob”) produced “The Gospel Blimp” as a send-up of the craze over mass evangelism using the latest technolog ...

Give Anyway

Give Anyway If you caught Sixty Minutes this week you had a glimpse into the crushing plight of Christians in Iraq specifically and the Middle East in general. The Christian population in Iraq has been reduced from 1.5 million to le ...

Spocked by an Angel

Spocked by an Angel Spock always said what he thought and was bewildered at how humans complicated and confused issues with emotions - anger, fear, love and attachment. ...

Labor Pains

Labor Pains At 19, I took a summer job in a canning factory. For nine hours every day, I stood on hard concrete beside a press stamping out thousands of tin can lids. My job was to inspect the seals, stack them in a metal tube, bag ...

Ain’t That A Shame

Ain’t That A Shame Unfortunately, the overreaction to shame in general has led to our wanting to eliminate it entirely and to celebrate those who are shameless – and that’s a shame. ...

The Second Coming

The Second Coming Our leaders and cultural elite have no capacity for understanding — or taking seriously — the theology and actions of militant Islam. ...

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