Phil's Blog

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Freaking Out: The Christian Guide to Fear

Have you ever been frightened half to death? If you’re frightened half to death twice, what happens? I have three…

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Judging a Book by its Cover

I write books with serious titles like, I Used to Have Answers, Now I Have Kids, and Who Put the…

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A Slice of Dread for Breakfast

Winnie the Pooh said, “My spelling is wobbly; it’s good spelling but it wobbles, and the letters get in the…

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Laugh Again’s 1000th Birthday!

Well, congratulations to us: We just recorded our 1,000th episode of Laugh Again. When we began dreaming of producing a…

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The Awesome Privilege of Prayer

If you’ve heard a child pray, you know that God must smile. A little girl prayed, “Dear God, I need…

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An Injection of Enthusiasm

What are you excited about today? What bounced you out of bed this morning? Was it one of the kids?…

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Phil’s Tips for a Great Marriage

While I was writing the book, To Be Perfectly Honest, a daily diary of me trying to live without a…

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Getting Older

I’m an optimist. Not even gravity can get me down. Recently I celebrated another birthday. A younger friend called and…

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Abandoned Husband

One holiday weekend, my friends Bob and Audrey left Winnipeg, Manitoba, their van piled high with sleeping bags and children,…

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