We all have stressful days – that’s just part of life. But some days…some days take the wind out of our sails. About a year ago I was having one of those days. It was one of those events that forces you to dig deep and focus on what is truly important. This particular day
I recently spent a few days in the city of Merida Mexico with my wife, my parents, and my older brother and his family. Merida is a city of approximately 1.5 million people and it has a rich history with a couple of churches dating back to the late 1500s. While there, we had the opportunity to
The LORD answered Moses, “Is the LORD’s arm too short? Now you will see whether or not what I say will come true for you.” – Numbers 11:23 We often tell others that we’re thinking about them or that we’ll pray for them – and we do usually think about them and we will say
I’ve had the opportunity to serve on 5 different short-term mission trips to Costa Rica. While there are some real economic and spiritual struggles there, one thing they don’t struggle with is being able to grow food. The soil is so rich and the climate so ideal, it seems that you can grow literally anything there…even living fences.
As a lifelong resident of East Tennessee, I have seen our culture move from being an environment where everyone respects the church – even if he or she didn’t attend, to being an environment where many individuals simply don’t see the relevance of church in their lives. If our community has any chance of hearing
Luke, It’s hard to believe that you are a month old! Your first week was crazy with Christmas and several family members having the stomach bug including your mom, dad, & sister. So far you seem to be a pretty content baby boy – I’ve told your Lolly that’s a good indication that you may be a
Precious Olivia, While you’re sleeping this evening, your mommy and daddy are at the hospital preparing for the arrival of Baby Luke. We’ve talked about Baby Luke for a couple of months now, but I know you don’t quite understand how this baby is so very different than all your other babies. You’ve been an