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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

his is the week we celebrate Thanksgiving, but, for Christians, thanksgiving is to be our lifestyle. Someday in heaven I will look up a Christian woman by the name of Hannah Whitall Smith. Every now and then I read about women in ministry and...

What was Samuel’s secret sauce?

What was Samuel’s secret sauce?

eople are often surprised to hear that one of my favorite biblical heroes is Samuel. I talk a LOT about Paul. King David and Solomon are fascinating. And the prophets were . . . well, prophetic!  But, if there is a sign-up list for people I’d like...

St. Peter’s scale

St. Peter’s scale

asn’t it nice to wake up this morning to ads about insurance and toothpaste instead of ads about political candidates?  I voted early this time and then kept the remote nearby so I could reach the mute button. As I write these words, I don’t know...

The difference between faithful and Pharisee

The difference between faithful and Pharisee

very Christian has Pharisee potential. At times, there is a fine line between faithful and Pharisee. If you are like me, you are looking forward to the midterm elections so we can get rid of all those commercials! Most of the political ads are...

Why should we consider Christmas before Halloween?

Why should we consider Christmas before Halloween?

The kids are planning their costumes for Halloween. The news is already discussing the shortage of turkeys and the cost of this year’s Thanksgiving meal. The airlines are scheduling holiday travel and the big box stores are already lining their aisles with Christmas...

Live and leave a legacy of faith

Live and leave a legacy of faith

In 1988, Jim was a professor at the seminary and was asked to become the interim preacher for First Baptist Midland. He flew out each weekend to preach on Sundays.  Eventually, the kids and I traveled to Midland with him. My oldest son, Ryan, was two at the time and...

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

his is the week we celebrate Thanksgiving, but, for Christians, thanksgiving is to be our lifestyle. Someday in heaven I will look up a Christian woman by the name of Hannah Whitall Smith. Every now and then I read about women in ministry and...

What was Samuel’s secret sauce?

What was Samuel’s secret sauce?

eople are often surprised to hear that one of my favorite biblical heroes is Samuel. I talk a LOT about Paul. King David and Solomon are fascinating. And the prophets were . . . well, prophetic!  But, if there is a sign-up list for people I’d like...

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