Family Camp – Lutherhill Style

Train up a child in the way he (or she) should go, and when he (or she) is old s/he will not depart from it. (Prov. 22:6) Several years ago Gaynell suggested we combine our assorted grandkids and take them all to family camp at Lutherhill where I had retired as Executive Director a few years earlier. Gaynell and I are related by virtue of having married first cousins. That makes our grandchildren second cousins […]

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Rozella White

Why do you see the speck in your neighbor’s eye, but do not notice the log in your own eye? (Matthew 7:3) I first met Rozella White when she was applying to work at Lutherhill, a church camp between Austin and Houston, where I was the Director at the time. Though she was very young (note: anyone too young to collect Medicare is young to me), I hired her anyway. She impressed me with her […]

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Train up a child

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 Like pretty much everyone I know, have heard, or read, I am heartsick, furious, discouraged, dismayed, and dumbfounded by the senseless killing rampage committed against nine innocent people who had gathered at church to pray. The evil is all the more heinous as the group of black people had welcomed the young […]

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But God has shown me

But God has shown me (Peter) that I should not call anyone impure or unclean. (Acts 10: 28b) Peter, a faithful Jew, is meeting with a crowd of non-Jews and has just acknowledged that the teachings of his faith forbid intermingling with those who were not of that faith. He’s had what we might call a conversion experience. Now he realizes that such teachings are not from God and are contrary to God’s desire to […]

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Gracewood

For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. (Jeremiah 29:11) Before the divorce I had a healthy savings account and a very satisfactory life. Within a few years after the divorce the savings account was gone. I resorted to credit cards to finance things like a replacement hot water heater and car repair problems. Though I […]

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