Lift vs. Drag

Dr. Jon R Roebuck, Executive Director For a number of years, I have held a Private Pilot’s license.  It’s an expensive hobby and thus, for me, it is a hobby rarely enjoyed.  But I love the thought of flying and if time and money were no object, I’d like to climb into the skies with …

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Stop The Madness

Dr. Jon Roebuck, Exec. Director I have written previously about a friend of mine who is the Rabbi at a local Jewish Congregation here in our city.  He’s about my age and we enjoy the exchange of thought and ideology that occurs whenever we sit down together.  In a recent meeting, our conversation turned to …

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Taking Your Faith to Work

Dr. Jon R. Roebuck, Exec. Director “Being a disciple means being constantly ready to bring the love of Jesus to others, and this can happen unexpectedly in anyplace: on the street in a city, or during work, or in a city square, or on a journey.” -Pope Francis, from Evangelii Gaudium (“The Joy of the …

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Podcast: A Discussion with Cam Newbauer

On this week’s episode, Dr. Roebuck talks to Coach Cameron Newbauer. They discuss Coach Newbauer’s family and his time as the head coach of Belmont University’s Women’s Basketball Team. http://blogs.belmont.edu/ifbl/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/IIFBL_WK14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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How to Carry the Load

Dr. Jon R. Roebuck, Executive Director I once heard a story from the days of the old west.  It seems that a cowboy was making the long walk back to his ranch, carrying a load of supplies in a burlap sack that he had slung across his shoulder.  The journey had been long and hard.  …

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Podcast: A Discussion with Pastor Frank Lewis

On this week’s podcast, Dr. Roebuck sits down with Senior Pastor of Nashville First Baptist Church Dr. Frank Lewis. In the continuing series of conversations about leadership, Dr. Lewis addresses the topic from the angle of a faith leader. http://blogs.belmont.edu/ifbl/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/ifbl-wk11.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Identity Theft

Dr. Jon R. Roebuck, Exec Director It happened again.  I got a letter this week from a company informing me that my personal data had been compromised.  This time the company involved is a medical company that connects the dots between a medical provider who provides joint injections for knees, shoulders, etc., with the insurance …

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