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Ernie Payton: The Music Will Never Die

You didn’t have to spend much time with Debbie’s Dad, Lt. Col Ernest Payton (The Salvation Army), to know that his life revolved around music. Whether it was following, along with Joan, the riffs of a Big Band song on … Continue reading

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Eulogy for my mother

  Harriet Louise (Speer) Jewell (January 26, 1927-September 11, 2016) We celebrate through tears the crescendo of a long goodbye We gather here to celebrate our mother, grandmother, great grandmother, friend; and for the crescendo of a long goodbye. We’ve … Continue reading

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Can 4 weeks change the trajectory of a life?

It’s great to discover an opportunity to make what may be a lasting difference in the life of a person who really needs to catch a break. We’ve found one, and we’d like to share it with you. Through an … Continue reading

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Unlocked: The Brett Walls Story of Personal Miracles and Insurance Company Paralysis

Brett and Gayle, June 30, 2014 [Prepared for media release. July 16, 2014] Brett Walls moved all of the fingers on his right hand and lifted his right forearm about eight inches.  The date was July 9, 2014 and this … Continue reading

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Business development, branding, and integrated communications…

…a few of the disciplines I can help you with.  My consulting business draws on my 36 years of experience.  I’ve just updated my consulting Website at http://www.jewellconsultancy.com.   Check it out/.        

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Evangelicals Still Need Chuck Colson

by Jim Jewell Word spread today that Chuck Colson was struck down this weekend by a brain “event,” with surgeons removing pooled blood and Chuck left in critical condition in a Virginia hospital.  An official statement on his condition leaves much … Continue reading

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How Great Thou Art. A new version of a timeless song of praise

When I was growing up, there wasn’t a better, more rousing, worship song than “How Great Thou Art.” Now, in the day of endless praise choruses, there is nothing like a throwback to that great song of adoration. Carrie Underwood … Continue reading

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What Skyscrapers Mean to Us

 I opened a checking account today at a Chase branch in my new town, Chicago; first, because it is next door to my office building at 30 North LaSalle (the 68th tallest building in the city at 553 feet), and second, because they gave … Continue reading

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Another chapter of Americans, The Novel posted: Emily Peabody. Thanksgiving

I’ve posted the third chapter of Americans: The Novel.  Meet Emily Peabody. A physics professor at Cornell, the Ivy League university in Ithaca, New York, Peabody rarely took time away to be entertained.  A thin woman of 49 who didn’t try … Continue reading

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Lighten up! Political cartoons on climate change

Our public relations firm had its first client in the evangelical environmental movement about five years ago, and we’ve been pleased to be involved with several efforts to protect God’s creation since then (including EEN, Serve God. Save the Planet, … Continue reading

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