Monthly Archives: December 2013

Mac and me

My computer would not let me log on this morning, stating that my user ID and password did not match, and thereby breaking our “trust relationship.” My computer and I are going on Dr. Phil. – Tom Siebert

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Bad News and Good News

By Tom Siebert When someone says, “I have some bad news and some good news,” it is probably human nature for us to ask to hear the bad news first. Perhaps that is why the apostle Paul phrased this Bible … Continue reading

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Curiouser and Curiouser

By Tom Siebert In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” the title character ages in reverse. Who among us middle-aged would not want to grow younger, especially if we were as good looking as Brad … Continue reading

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In the Big Inning

By Tom Siebert Pat Kelly, an outfielder for the Baltimore Orioles in the late 1970s, once said to his manager Earl Weaver: “Skip, it’s great to walk with the Lord.” To which the fiery Weaver quipped: “I’d rather see you … Continue reading

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True trickle-down

By Tom Siebert Trickle-down economics is predicated on the theory that if the wealthy are given tax incentives, they will create jobs so that the less affluent can provide for themselves and their families. To the ancient Israelites, trickle-down was … Continue reading

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Culture Creep

By Tom Siebert The culture of addiction has crept into the Church on little cat feet. And like all felines, this culture cat owns the place. We Christians routinely refer to the sins of gluttony as a “food issue,” fornication … Continue reading

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