Defensive Giving

Earlier this summer I was hurrying to a meeting with our chief of police and was pulled over and given a ticket for going too fast through a reduced speed zone. Yes, I did think about mentioning [...]

A Man for All Seasons

Robert Bolt’s play, A Man for All Seasons, is the story of Sir Thomas More, who served Henry VIII as Lord Chancellor, Archbishop and trusted adviser until More could no longer support the King in [...]

Silly Giving

The song is so old that you cannot find the lyrics online, but in 1965 “Spider John” Koerner wrote and recorded “Rent Party Rag” on his first solo album. The gist of it was a story about what to [...]

Exceeding Glad

Many ministries and nonprofits have a section on their website for interviews and articles about them in the media. As you can guess, all are positive and speak in glowing terms about the work [...]

Fixing the World

The earliest foundations in America were established by men who had made fortunes by recognizing and capitalizing on social demographic industrial and financial changes in our country. Most were [...]

Get Low

Everyone likes a mystery, especially those about the rich. My interest was piqued while reading “A Big Bet for Change in America’s Heartland,” an article by Drew Lindsay in the “Chronicle of [...]

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