Fifty Years Ago at This Moment

Fifty years ago today at 3:30pm CDT, Jan and I arrived in Dallas, not even knowing where to find Dallas Seminary. We took a wild guess, hung a left on Commerce Street, and ended up 2 blocks from Swiss Avenue. We met Joel Andrus, second year student, on the steps of...

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The Most Exciting Sound in the World

I disagree with George Bailey. It's not anchor chains, plane motors or train whistles. Even Uncle Billy got it wrong. It's not "breakfast is served," "lunch is served," or "dinner is served." No, "the most exciting sound in the world" is a screen door. Not a...

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‘Nuther “Most Exciting Sound in the World”

I take that back. There's not just one "most exciting sound in the world." There are actually two, and if I think about it long enough I may come up with three. The first one is the sound that an old-fashioned screen door makes when you slam it (see my earlier post)....

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One More “Most Exciting Sound in the World”

I know. I know. I understand the comparative and superlative. Good, better, best, and all that. Not all of these sounds can be "the most exciting." Humor me one more time. Here's another recording from 1962. I wanted to preserve the sound of my '51 Chevy with its loud...

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Thank you for reading Prodigal Pig Tale. If you haven't read it, you'll find it by clicking HERE. It's a story about forgiveness for "kids of all ages." Even if you're very young, you know that you've done things that need to be forgiven. And you know that you need to...

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Prodigal Pig Tale is a book for kids of all ages. It's about life on a pig farm (No, it's not a real house. It's a 1:18 scale model that we built from scratch). WHY PIGS? "A cat looks down upon a man, and a dog looks up to a man, but a pig will look a man in the eye...

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