Tag Archive: Children

Aug 25 2014

I am not Sybrina Fulton

My 15-year-old son is a hulking 6’6. He wears a hoodie and listens to hip hop. But I’ve never had to explain to him that his neighbors might find him threatening. I’ve never told him that police officers might assume that if he’s hanging out on the sidewalks of our city he’s up to no …

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Aug 14 2014

Win this sports car

Calling on all sports car lovers to buy raffle tickets and probably drive home a 1974 red “Stingray” Corvette The Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County received a machine many people will like to drive. It is a 1974 “Stingray” t-top with a beautiful red paint job. Even more, it has the original 350-v8-195hp …

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Jun 28 2014

The human cost of failed border policies

The first thing I saw was a boy crying. Terrified and sobbing against the window of the holding cell, he couldn’t have been more than 12 or 13. The room was full of other young boys, their curious eyes peering out at us as we walked by. These were the ones who made the trip …

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Jun 10 2014

Financial advice for new Fathers

Each year when Father’s Day rolls around, I’m reminded that I wouldn’t trade the experience of raising my two kids for the world. But when I think back to how naïve my wife and I once were about the costs of raising children, I can’t help wishing we’d been better prepared. If you’re a new …

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Apr 27 2014

How do we know that Jesus is the Messiah?

asked this question to children as part of the Children’s International Arts Festival, at http://www.kidstalkaboutgod.org/. Alexandria Dubinin, 12, wrote a wonderful essay that won her family of six a dude ranch vacation at Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch in Yucca, Ariz. Here is her winning essay: “Jesus gave us many signs to prove that He was …

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Apr 09 2014

Things have changed in Texas

In recent months, there have been many news stories resulting from cases – both nationally and here in Texas – which focus on the failures within our justice system in the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases, particularly child sexual abuse, in the early 1980s and 90s. Like most Americans, I find myself heartbroken …

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