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How to help with grief

How to help with grief

It’s sometimes hard to believe two years have passed since Mom’s death. I wrote this article in the fall of 2018 but did not share it. Shawn and I made so many trips to West Virginia in 2018 that we memorized the road from Raleigh to Saint Albans, all 700 miles and 14 hours of […]

Introducing Hold Fast

Introducing Hold Fast

Parents and Grandparents, are you looking for quality reading material for your middle graders? Books that model moral lessons with characters who respect parents and authority entwined in tons of action and adventure to hold the reader’s attention? Why not give the three volumes of the Honch Wilson Adventures a look? Book #3, Hold Fast, […]

The Demise of Intelligent Communication

The Demise of Intelligent Communication

Smoke signals fascinate me. Somehow, with tiny clouds separated by space, the messengers summoned help or shared news. The payload of the communication medium limited the quantity of pertinent data, but what an ingenious mechanism for pushing news across great distances. Today we are spoiled with a plethora of communication options. I can send a […]

Small group or Sunday School?

Small group or Sunday School?

John W Nichols offers a new e-book, Small Group or Sunday School?, to share his experiences leading adult-level ministries in both Sunday School and small groups. Nichols writes from the trenches rather than the sacred halls of the theoretical. His guidance, tips, suggestions and encouragement can help you become a better adult Bible teacher or […]

What is a dooflachee?

What is a dooflachee?

At breakfast Shawn expressed a desire or perhaps it was a need or a want. I am not sure which. Her exact words were, “Can you fix the dooflachee on the thingy?” No context. No surrounding conversation. No supporting documentation. Her mind is not equipped with a display and keypad where I might scroll up […]