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I recently read a message I’d given in 1984 and felt a mixture of embarrassment and surprise. Embarrassed because it seems inadequate now, and surprised by how much my worldview has changed. Twenty-five years from now, I might read these messages and have a similar reaction. I offer no guarantee that my work or words will endure the eroding effects of time. I can only assure you these thoughts have been helpful to me, and perhaps a few others, today. With that qualification, I offer them to you.

~ Philip


Christmas 2020  (John 1:14)

Christmas 2020 (John 1:14)

“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth…” One of the more vivid memories of my childhood was a camping trip with my family at a campground south of Spencer called Lane’s Camping Retreat, which my dad happened upon while selling bug spray...