Category Archives: Another Man

Be Smart: A Eulogy

I sincerely appreciate all the thoughts and prayers so many of you have expressed in the days since my grandfather’s death. A few of you asked if I wouldn’t mind posting a copy of the eulogy here. There are a … Continue reading

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In Honor of William Bybee

Yesterday I received the call that my grandfather passed away. I wrote about his health a few weeks back; the final years of his life were difficult because of a variety of physical ailments. Although I’m certainly sad that he’s … Continue reading

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Another Man, Number One

1. Al Bybee, my Dad The word “hero” has been prostituted and cheapened in recent times. The ability to dunk a basketball does not a hero make. We venerate celebrity, electing the most vain among us as our idols. But … Continue reading

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Another Man, Number Two

2. Johnny Markham, my youth minister I think we often fail to see how God is working in our lives in the present. It’s usually only in hindsight that I’m able to discern His activity. Looking back. it’s easy to … Continue reading

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Another Man, Number Three

Richard Beard, my brother-in-law My sister, Tara (my elder sibling by 10 years), began dating Richard when I was pretty young. I honestly can’t remember a time when Richard wasn’t around. I was probably a bit of a nuisance to … Continue reading

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Another Man, Number Four

4. William Bybee, my grandfatherMy grandfather is one of the most encouraging people I’ve ever known. I don’t think I’ve ever met a more gentle, loving man in all my life. We’re not sure how old he is (his birth … Continue reading

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Another Man, Number Five

I read something recently that’s given me quite a bit to reflect on. I can’t remember where this quote came from, but it’s been knocking around my brain for a couple days. “For a boy to become a man requires … Continue reading

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