Feb
12
2014

A few years back my pastor took five or six of the men who were leaders in the church on a brief leadership exercise. The day was intended to strengthen their resolve to strive for unity in purpose and fellowship as well as sharpening their following and leadership skills. This encouragement exercise would come from […]

Feb
4
2014

There is an epidemic in our culture today, one that I believe should concern all of us. This is not a physical malady that will require medical attention. It is actually more serious than that; one that will overtake a person in a heartbeat and carries the potential of bringing an immediate downward spiral to […]

Jan
31
2014

Recently this funny personal story came to mind and I must share it, even though I was the intended target of this dastardly scheme. When our daughters were probably 11 and 14, we were having a lazy, family Saturday afternoon at home. My wife and girls were looking through old high school yearbooks and I […]

Jan
24
2014

A good friend of ours that we attended church with in the late 1970’s told a great story from her childhood. First you must see the docile, calm, family atmosphere picture as she, her siblings and their mom were sitting in the living room watching TV. Now, it was the father’s routine upon taking a […]

Jan
17
2014

During my years with Southwestern Bell Telephone in Dallas, I was blessed to work for a man that became my good friend, Marlin Sams. He was a fair and thoughtful boss and always had a story to tell. One such story that he told on himself was about a trip to the dentist. Marlin lived […]