We have enjoyed a wonderful summer full of family fun. We have grappled with the reality that school is about to start. We have stormed the aisles of WalMart for school supplies. We have purchased clothes that meet the dress code requirements. We have met the teachers, roamed the halls and made plans to get … More The last thing I will do for my kids before school starts this year…
We are currently doing a series on Ephesians chapter 2 at our church and last week we focused on two short simple words on which the entire gospel message hangs. All too often I am guilty of reading through the scripture too quickly and I wind up missing some of the most powerful promises and … More but God…..
No parent wants to jack up their kids spiritual lives…..but doing so is easier than you think! Here are 3 tips for investing in your student’s spiritual development. … More Want to avoid jacking up your kids spiritual lives? Here are 3 things that will help!
My kids are filled with excitement as they anticipate the beginning of a new school year. We have bought new clothes, found backpacks that match their individual personalities, delivered supplies to their respective schools, met all the teachers……and now we wait. We wait as seconds tick off the clock. We wait with anticipation of what … More the most important school supply and none of the stores have it…..
My original plan to was to write a devotional thought based on the conclusion of our sermon series PRIZED where we wrapped up with an in-depth look at the parable of the prodigal son. The past few weeks we have taught on the shameful and mind-boggling characters Jesus created to help each of us see … More Tragedy in Dallas
While deeply saddened that the quest for athletic successes blinded the basic decency and spiritual clarity of my alma mater I am grateful for what appears to be steadfast resolve by the Board of Regents to root out and solve the problem. As a Baylor alum I trust that this season of brokenness and exposure … More My thoughts on Baylor…..
I tend to be a very process oriented person. I like systems because I believe they produce efficiency, accuracy and consistency. In short….give me a list or a set of rules and I will be very content. I heard a pastor say several years ago that “between the promise and the payoff there is always … More When God breaks His promises…