point of view october 17

Be careful about seeking your calling

Listen to the commentary What are you going to name him? If you’re expecting a boy, the hunt for a name is a common pre-birth conundrum. Popularity lists for names are one source of supply; if you’re considering Jonah, it currently ranks at #140 in America. It’s a relatively obscure name in the list of

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point of view october 10

So, what’s your “why?”

Listen to the commentary   The Great Resignation is underway; are you among the 44% of workers who are looking for a new job? It’s really nothing new: human experience is an ongoing search for meaning and purpose. Since one’s profession is the biggest time investment in life – 100,000 hours en toto – it

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above the clouds

Who – exactly – is He?

Listen to the commentary   Who – exactly – is He? And who – exactly – are you? Every two years, Ligonier Ministries (founded by R.C. Sproul, who has now passed into Eternity) and LifeWay (the publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention) cooperate to create the State of Theology survey of Americans, to find

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Who’s protecting what matters most?

Listen to the commentary   Hi, I’m Bob… and I’m a wonk. No apologies from me; no plans to change gears. I’m a wonk… and so should you be! I guess some definition is in order. In the modern lexicon, a wonk is a person who takes an enthusiastic or excessive interest in the specialized

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point of view

Are your affairs in order?

Listen to the commentary   It’s time to get your affairs in order. As I write this, I’m preparing for my sixth admission as an inpatient since January at the City of Hope in Duarte, CA. Those stays have ranged from two days to a month in duration. This time, it’s Salmonella poisoning: as onerous

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point of view

Is famous a viable alternative to fruitful?

Listen to the commentary   Bernie Madoff was born in New York City in 1938.  He was well known and respected in NYC as evidenced by the numerous positions he received at the important cultural institutions. His prominence in the Jewish Community gave him star-power in the late decades of the 20th Century. As his firm Bernard

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