Steve Cohen's Blog

Be an Upstander, Not a By Stander

There is an old Jewish joke about a mother kvelling on her son the doctor. “My son is an outstanding doctor in his field!” the mother says. To which her disgruntled relative says, “Yes, he is out standing in right field!”

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Time and Seasons

Tempus Fugit…time flies, and it seems to many that the older we get the quicker it goes. Our lives are filled to the brim with activities which consume time. When we take a pause to ponder, we wonder… where did it all go?

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Squid Game as a Springboard for the Gospel?

Over the past 26 years, we have written more than 150 broadsides (Gospel tracts) for distribution in public venues and by individuals. Each one is an invitation to engage in a friendly dialogue over the singular question, “What do you think of Jesus?” Cultural moments give these tracts easy relevance. The hit series Squid Game is our latest launching pad.

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Compassion Fatigue?

Compassion fatigue is a term that describes the physical, emotional, and psychological impact of helping others — often through experiences of stress or trauma. Compassion fatigue is often mistaken for burnout.

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Built on a Solid Foundation?

Nancy and I moved to Georgetown, Texas in 2015 to take our ministry to the next level. Toi, Nancy’s daughter, did the leg work in locating the house. After a period of looking at different properties, she landed on our current house. Due diligence was done in having the house inspected to make sure there were no hidden issues. The inspection report gave us the green light to move ahead, and we closed in March of 2015.

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Freed from the Fireplace

Did you ever get the “fixer-upper” bug? During this Covid era, Nancy and I have enjoyed watching TV programs showing updates and upgrades made to homes. Of course, that gave us some ideas of our own. One project was to enhance our fireplace from plain gas logs to a nicer option. We did our homework, found out what we wanted and ordered a unit to fit in our fireplace. That was January, 2021. We were told it would take six weeks for production.

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