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Monthly Archives: January, 2015

The need to remember

There was a gathering today outside Oswiecim, Poland, 37 miles west of Krakow. The guests of honor were a few hundred men and women, mostly in their 90s or older, … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Birthplace of a president’s faith

One of the places I consider a “hometown” is the tiny town of Magnolia, Ky., located in the tiny county of LaRue. Our county’s claim to fame is being the … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Post now; Except when you don’t

My eldest nephew and his wife have two beautiful children, a girl and a boy. I love hearing these young parents discuss the differences between the two kids relative to … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘You’re not gonna break stuff’

Constant Contact recently posted a great presentation on LinkedIn’s SlideShare.net. Creators contacted a variety of pros in business and non-profit marketing and other fields and asked them to provide one … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

It’s photo Friday!

Because nothing says fun for the weekend like a picture of your nephew being eaten by a giant baseball glove at the Louisville Slugger Museum!

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Case could impact more than churches

This is a fascinating case well covered, as usual, by Christianity Today. It is a coup that the US Supreme Court heard arguments: “Few cases make it through the costly … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Overlooking the obvious

Having grown up in nearby Middlesboro, Ky., the pinnacle overlook at Cumberland Gap National Historic Park is very familiar to me, but I never take it for granted. I’m sure … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

It’s time to sharpen those blades

Businesses and non-profits, especially small ones, often think that the words “marketing” or “public relations” are synonymous with big budgets, and consequently are out of reach. Not so. With a … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

In defense of the offensive

  It happened so easily and with such “logic,” I was stunned later on. In discussing cinema owners’ decision to pull the film, The Interview, after threats of violence by … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Standing in the gap for George

Children’s homes don’t get many doorstep babies anymore. You know, the proverbial infant in a basket or box wrapped in whatever covering a desperate, and often young, mother can find. … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment