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Courage to Voice the Call

Posted: Feb 12, 2013

John Ortberg has written a great article for Leadership Journal: “Call Forwarding.” I would encourage you to read it: Because he’s a great writer Because he has important things to say Because this article is especially ...

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In Great Darkness a Star Has Risen

Posted: Dec 19, 2012

Today my colleagues and I prayed for those experiencing unimaginable grief because of the Connecticut school shooting.  Their children and other loved ones have been stolen from them.  So we prayed for all who mourn, for those who have ...

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We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants

Posted: Nov 20, 2012

I have not written for some time, almost entirely because of visits that have taken Alison and me many miles. First was to the UK for the very happy event of my second youngest daughter’s wedding, then to California for a conference and ...

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The Essential ‘Miscellaneous’ of Leadership

Posted: Aug 09, 2012

It’s been too long since I last wrote, and I apologize for that. We had a great end to the school year, including an amazing graduation service. We celebrate at graduation! – not just the achievement of the graduates but ...

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Humbled but Grateful

Posted: Apr 26, 2012

Northern Seminary is announcing today the appointment of Dr. Scot McKnight as Professor of New Testament.  He will join our faculty team during the summer and begin teaching in the fall term. We sense God’s hand in this move very ...

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