Charlie Van Dyke
By Mike Wade

Coaches study film. They come up with a game plan based on the other team’s strengths, weaknesses and tendencies. The days of the QB drawing up the play in the dirt inside the huddle has gone the way of the marching band halftime. You don’t see it anymore. If the offensive coordinator isn’t ensconced in the nosebleed section of the pr... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
What About Joseph
Posted November 17, 2015 by Charlie Van Dyke in Meditations
By Mike Wade

Remember when the family was returning from a trip and they lost track of Jesus? They found him in the company of the teachers in the temple. After that story in the Gospel of Luke, you don’t hear anything about Jesus’ earthly father. The conclusion of a lot of scholars is that Joseph died before Jesus left home. They cite the fact t... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Your Spiritual Posture
Posted October 2, 2015 by Charlie Van Dyke in Meditations
By Mike Wade

What did mom say? "Sit up straight. When you slouch you look like a question mark!" In your youth, a lack of posture came from a lack of interest. You either really didn't care about something or you wanted to act just cool enough to make people think you're didn't care. When dad walked into your room you didn't know what was about to... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Richard Rhor's Daily Meditation
Jesus Is InterFace with God
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
The Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) said the only thing that really converts people at a deep level is seeing "the face of the other." Receiving and empathizing with the other leads to transformation of the whole person. This exchange is prepared t... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
By Mike Wade

It’s something isn’t it? To be able to see and hear each other on your phone whether you’re across town or across the country. Perfect for catching up, showing off something shiny and new, or when you can’t be together for holidays. It’s technology that takes you to a higher level of communicating. Even though back in the day you neve... read more
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