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One Day at a Time
Messages From The President

One Day at a Time

For many, “One day at a time” is a casual phrase, something said without great thought or intended meaning. For my mother, pictured here, they were holy words, as they are for our family today, words that come out in special circumstances.

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Bynum Miers Stewarded Potential, Moment by Moment
Messages From The President

Bynum Miers Stewarded Potential, Moment by Moment

Bynum Miers was a McMurry graduate, committed Methodist, and avid philanthropist. On Christmas Day, we lost a stalwart champion of TMF.

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Reflections on John Lennon, Mark Beardsley and Jesus Christ
Messages From The President

Reflections on John Lennon, Mark Beardsley and Jesus Christ

“Peace is not something you wish for: it’s something you make, something you do, something you are, and something you give away.”

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Hope Within the Ruins
Messages From The President

Hope Within the Ruins

The headline that Notre Dame Cathedral was on fire had to be read and re-read before it could be believed. Even the pictures showing the flames coming through the roof could only be experienced through the lens of shock and sorrow.

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The Bridge-Builder
Messages From The President

The Bridge-Builder

The metaphor I used for my remarks that day was of Rev. Tom Graves as a bridge-builder. Bridges are about bringing things together, about connections that make things better, and Tom was always building some connection for me.

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