Archive for February, 2007

Mike Huckabee: Decade of Duty

If you are not familiar with Mike’s political experience as the 10-year Governor of Arkansas, you need to check out the 5-part video series linked below.  This “behind-the-scenes” viewpoint is both revealing and encouraging as to his character and ability.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FazJu0vYs6g

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6IDmv9aOm0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RM0_8hhmz0A

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2lQpEwuMlQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuRHnaQAYR0

SharperIron Posting

logo_bottom.jpg“Why Love? Part 1” was posted this morning over at SharperIron. It was written as part of a personal study on Christian love in the Scripture. I hope you get a chance to read it and give me your feedback.

The article can be found here: http://www.sharperiron.org/2007/02/16/why-love-part-1/

The discussion thread can be found here: http://www.sharperiron.org/showthread.php?t=4860

And….they’re off!!

whitehouse.gifThis may be the most interesting political season in recent history.  It’s been a generation since we’ve seen such an open pool of Presidential candidates.  Think about it:

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga.
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Gov. Mike Huckabee, R-Ark.
Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
Gov. George Pataki, R-N.Y.
Gov. Mitt Romney, R-Mass.
Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colo.
Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del.
Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y.
Former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C.
Former Vice President Al Gore
Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill.
Gov. Tom Vilsack, D-Iowa
Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn.
Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio
Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N. M.

And this list doesn’t even include the likes of Ralph Nader and Al Sharpton!!  Continue reading

I Can Only Imagine

hoyts.gifOverwhelming.  That’s the adjective that first came to mind when I read the story of Dick Hoyt and his son Rick.  If you value family and sacrificial love, you will want to read the story too.  A special video at the end of the story is also very moving.

Click here to read the story.

HT: Don Fields

Extreme Makeover: Soul Edition

construction.gifI watched an extraordinary episode of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition last Saturday evening that impacted me in a big way.  For those of you who may be unfamiliar with the show: the host Ty Pennington and his design team choose a family with a need for a new home–usually a family who has suffered extraordinary loss or made significant contribution to the life of their community.  Then, with the help of local and national construction companies and home furnishing manufacturers, they tear down the old home and build the family their dream home.  While everyone’s working, the family is usually sent to Disney World for a week’s vacation.  That’s right, one week.  That’s how long it takes to complete the home.  Just the program’s concept is amazing in and of itself.  But perhaps you haven’t met the Gilliams. Continue reading