On this Memorial Day, I am reminded that it is sacrifice, not entitlement, that creates a strong nation and leaves a lasting legacy. Here are some of my favorite quotes about sacrifice: "The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work; pleasure without conscience; knowledge without character; commerce without morality; science without humanity; worship without sacrifice; … Continue reading Sacrifice
I drive an old truck - a plain jane, no electric windows or locks, stick shift truck. Recently, I had a problem with the battery cables coming loose every other day that required me to tighten the cable screws around the battery in order to get my truck started. I finally got the cables fixed … Continue reading Life Without a Car Radio
Everyday it seems this world gets crazier and crazier. So much so, it makes a person wonder if there is sanity to be found anywhere and if there is, where does one find it? There was once a father who, upon sending his son out into an unpredictable world, wanted to make sure his son … Continue reading Where to Find Sanity in This Crazy World
No, this post is not a "hot take." No, this post is not an in-depth examination of the "bathroom laws." No, this post is not the definitive Christian apologetic on transgenderism. Sorry. This post is simply a story about my friendship with a kind, compassionate, interesting person who is transgender. My friend "T" and I … Continue reading My Transgender Friend
Bryce Harper is one of the bright young stars in Major League Baseball. The Washington Nationals' right fielder was last year's National League Most Valuable Player and is sure to have another good season this year. He made headlines before the season began for saying that baseball "is a tired sport because you can't express … Continue reading This is fun?
Every summer I have people ask me about my speaking schedule, so I've posted it below. If you're in any of these areas, come by and say "hello." May 18 - Ada, OK - Central Church of Christ June 5-11 - Las Vegas, NM - Camp Blue Haven June 15 - OKC - Mayfair Church … Continue reading Summer Speaking Schedule
On Sunday, I continued my current sermon series - "It's Not In There" - by looking at the phrase, "God has a plan for your life." The reason I included this phrase in the series is because it's not in the Bible the way many have interpreted it. The phrase comes from Jeremiah 29:11 which … Continue reading Sunday’s Sermon Notes