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Rick’s Reflections – Numbers … and the Church Responds
Thanks to our ever-present media in this age of instant information, there is no lack of statistics used to describe the current state of affairs in our world. Unfortunately, most of these statistics are troubling rather than encouraging....
Rick’s Reflections … Sgt. Pepper and Me!
Yes, the good sergeant and I have something in common. Fellow Beatles fans know that “it was 20 years ago today” when he taught his band to play. It was also 20 years ago that I joined the team at Wheat Ridge Ministries. He probably wondered, as...
Rick’s Reflections – Can’t We Just Talk Nice?
Thank goodness the 2012 election season is coming to an end. Watching the news or listening to the radio has become an exercise in frustration. It’s not just the endless string of political commercials, debates and “expert” commentators....
Rick’s Reflections – Charity, Philanthropy, Justice and Mercy
One of the gatherings I look forward to each year is the annual meeting of the Lutheran Grant Makers Network. This is a convening of executives from Lutheran foundations who work hard to support efforts that impact the lives of people...
Rick’s Reflections – I Read in the News Today …
In last month’s “Rick’s Reflections,” I commented on the epidemic of violence in our country – gun violence, in particular. Shortly after making those comments, I came upon an interesting Associated Press article. The headline...