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Playing Russian Roulette

It was given as part of an analogy regarding the unwise practice of taking dangerous chances. At the repeated questions from my kids, it became the focal topic. In our Wineskins travels we had ventured into the chapter on the … Continue reading

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Getting the Rug Pulled Out from Under

The rug was about to be yanked; all that stood upon it would no longer remain standing. The mountain was about to explode; life as it had been would never be the same again. The familiar would become dark; the … Continue reading

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Wineskins Review from GCI President Joseph Tkach

“I pray your book receives the wide reading it deserves.” [A special thanks to Mr Tkach for his thoughtful review of Wineskins; This excerpt reprinted from email on 10/14/11.]

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Revelation on the Menu

It was a busy day and so dinner consisted of dip-able Mexican appetizers. It may not rank as a meal of champions, but when one is set on carving time out of an impossible schedule, the tongue out-voted the colon. … Continue reading

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The Dragon of Distraction

The excitement of a new school season punctuates the air. The urgency to finish outdoor projects presses in as the weather shifts towards Fall. Meetings, calendar events, unannounced visits–there is always something to distract and divert our attentions off course. … Continue reading

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Pureeing Meat for Young Palates

Every couple of days we sit together as a family and each of us takes turns reading a paragraph from the opening pages of Wineskins. It is a slow, but steady progression that calls for additional explanation of large words … Continue reading

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Kid-a-fying Theology for Family Time

Why is it that those closest to us are often neglected from the benefits offered in ministry to others? I spent several years researching and writing Wineskins and it only recently dawned on me (as a result of my wife’s … Continue reading

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