Mar
19
2016

Dr. Ed Spann’s life has been saturated with music. His father, Lenzie, a Missouri Pacific Railroad employee, had an outstanding tenor voice and sang with the MoPac Quartet, promoting the company. Lenzie was also invited to be a founding member of the Stamps-Baxter Quartet in Dallas, but decided to stay with the railroad, supporting his […]

Dec
13
2015

My friend, Will Smith, is 86 years young and he has some stories from his past that will keep you in stitches and cause you to want more. Will and his brother, Bud, were free spirits, to say the least, as they were growing up. Actually, a more accurate description would be “mischievous troublemakers.” They […]

Nov
16
2015

I’m back on my soap box today. This is a post that is mainly for the Christian, a matter that has been heavy on my heart lately. The Christian Church today seems to be experiencing hurt and much of the time the hurts come, disappointingly, from those that should be nurturing. But read on, and […]

Oct
17
2015

Cantata in Lusaka Fred and Joy Allen spent 27 wonderful years as Southern Baptist missionaries to Zambia. Missionaries take on many responsibilities in the field and they were no exception. Fred and Joy distributed food and seeds for planting, coordinated the digging of water wells and established churches across the Western Province. But Fred’s heart […]

Oct
10
2015

We were inundated recently by the media with around the clock coverage of the unprecedented, historical visit of the Pope that climaxed with his address before the United States Congress. It seemed that the whole world waited in anticipation as the excitement grew. This was unheard of – The worldwide leader of the Catholic Church, […]