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About collardg

A knight errant; defender of honor and promoter of integrity among men of good will and Christ's Kingdom dwellers.

Legacy

Legacy I have always had a desire to pass on the legacy of my life to all my descendants. I recognized years ago the basic fact that everyone leaves a legacy. The abiding question is, “Is it the legacy you … Continue reading

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Friends for Life, Friends Forever

All humans are social beings. I’m aware the older I get the more I realize this truth is a fact of life. There is something rich and rewarding in the cultivation of friendship. A peculiarity of friendship is the more … Continue reading

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Reluctant Obedience

Reluctant Obedience Jonah is a picture of a reluctant servant. His response of reluctant obedience is centered in his attitude toward the people of Nineveh. That he shunned his privileged position as God’s spokesman is clear by his aggressive response … Continue reading

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Traces

Traces   The pursuit of my vision for life and ministry sometimes is clearer than other times. Life brings a fog that obfuscates that vision. The fog is somewhat intermittent, sometimes being thick as pea soup, other times wispy, clear … Continue reading

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My Attraction to Ancient Future Faith

I created Coram Deo International in January,2015.  Coram Deo, being in its nascent stage of development, brings me to contemplate why I’m so attracted to the Ancient Future Faith. And giving explanation to others for my attraction causes me to … Continue reading

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Soul Food

It was a privilege for my wife and me to attend a small concert proffered by 3 string players from the Charlotte symphony. It was a masterful presentation of an evening of music written by 3 composers from Eastern Europe; … Continue reading

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Culture Changes

Culture changes. As I watched the last 5 minutes of the Superbowl half time show last night, I realized (again), I’m out of touch. I didn’t have a clue who the performers were. It didn’t bother me that I didn’t … Continue reading

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