Cloud & Fire Blog

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Rebuilding Confidence After Loss
Seasons of Loss Recently, I have gone through a season of deep loss. I've been running a sizable ministry for 19 years that had to...
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Serious Stamina for Christians
Lazy or Fit in Your Christian Life? Except for elite athletes, most of us probably utilize only a small fraction of our physical strength and...
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Is College Really for All?
Is College Really for All?
Education that Honors Unique Gifts I grew up with a healthy respect for the teaching profession.  My mother was a first grade teacher who later...
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9/11 and the New American Terror
9/11 and the New American Terror
Remembering the Wounds This week marks the 16th anniversary of 9/11, a day that changed the American psyche forever. The images of the mangled remains...
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What is the REAL high school graduation rate in Van Nuys?
What is the REAL high school graduation rate in Van Nuys?
Finding accurate numbers for high school graduation and dropout rates is nearly impossible--especially in low-income areas served by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)....
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How Do I Know When My Kids Are Ready to Lead?
How Do I Know When My Kids Are Ready to Lead?
Ministry leaders must be sure kids are ready to lead before they are placed up front, so they don't crumble under pressure or lead others...
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