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April 11 – The Bottom Line

Acts 2:14-47; Deuteronomy 15-16; Job 11 John Elkington proposed the idea known as “The Triple Bottom Line” in 1994 as a way to get companies to realize that there was more to life than cash flow. The Triple Bottom Line … Continue reading

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February 27 – Justice and Mercy

Matthew 7; Exodus 37:1-38:31; Proverbs 17 The belief that justice is blind is one of the foundational beliefs of America. The statue of Lady Justice holding scales to balance the evidence while sporting a blindfold stands outside many courtrooms in … Continue reading

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February 21 – Coming First

Matthew 3; Exodus 24; Proverbs 11 The battle to destroy institutional segregation involved many people. Members of the African-American community focused a lot of their battles on desegregating education because they knew that increasing opportunities for education would open up … Continue reading

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February 8 – I Want More!

Hebrews 4:14-6:12; Genesis 49:1-50:26; Psalm 39 Have you ever been disillusioned? You have hopes and dreams in a person or organization that you think will lead to great things only to find out that the person or organization had major … Continue reading

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January 22 – Before They Ask

Luke 17; Genesis 29:1-30; Psalm 22 “The Gospel is un-American” a friend of mine wrote recently. If you are a good American Christian, that might set your teeth on edge a bit. If you don’t live in the United States, … Continue reading

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January 16 – And They All Died

Luke 13:1-17; Genesis 23; Psalm 16 There’s an old joke about a man interviewing to work with the railroad company. He’s given a situation where two trains are on the same track, going straight at each other. They asked him … Continue reading

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September 17 – My Way

Psalm 113; Isaiah 5:8-23; Mark 12:41-44 The song “My Way” hit the charts in April of 1969 and stayed in the top 40 for 75 weeks, until September of 1971. Paul Anka wrote it specifically for Frank Sinatra whose beautiful … Continue reading

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September 11 – Field Trip

Exodus 32:7-14; Psalm 51:1-10; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10 One of the joys of being a teacher is the opportunity to take students on field trips. We get to go into the world and learn from actual experience instead of … Continue reading

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June 22 – Anything You Say

Psalm 64; Ezekiel 32:1-10; Luke 9:37-43a My first year as a teacher was tough. I taught kids with special educational needs. In addition to those needs, many of them were behavior problems. I had class sizes of 24-28 kids, 3 … Continue reading

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June 16 – A Changed Heart

Psalm 22:19-28; Isaiah 56:9-12; Romans 2:17-29 When I was growing up, you became attached to teams based on where you live. Then free agency exploded. Then cable TV came into existence. People started following specific players or they followed teams … Continue reading

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