Happy birthday, my love

Happy birthday, my love

This week I want to spend some time talking about something near and dear to my heart. Something, actually someone, who often gets overlooked, taken f...

April 12th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: Willing to follow Him

Search the Scriptures: Willing to follow Him

In 1963, “Little” Peggy March, who was 15 at the time, released the song, “I will follow Him,” the lyrics of which went, ̶...

April 11th, 2019 |  


Get right with God while you have opportunity

Get right with God while you have opportunity

I once encountered a man I knew at a local convenience store. When we stepped outside together, he told me he would soon come to church. He said he ha...

April 11th, 2019 |  



God’s Kids Korner: The parade is coming!

God’s Kids Korner: The parade is coming!

Do you like parades like I do? They are fun to watch and fun to be in. This week, we are going to talk about a very special parade that Jesus was in. ...

April 11th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: Learning to be patient

Cross Words: Learning to be patient

It’s the word you hear as you stand in a long line. It’s the word you push away while you wait in traffic. What am I talking about? Patien...

April 11th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: ‘Many are invited, but few are chosen’

A Hunger for More: ‘Many are invited, but few are chosen’

What an awesome moment when one’s heart yields to the invitation of God and sets out on the greatest journey of all with the Creator of the Cosm...

April 11th, 2019 |  


On Neff Road: Going home once more

On Neff Road: Going home once more

The old trunk holds photo stacked on photo from past generations of family members. In some relative’s hand, names have been written; however, w...

April 10th, 2019 |  


Guitar player back in Mayberry

Guitar player back in Mayberry

The young guitar player, Jim Lindsey, who was down on his luck, ran his fingers across the cold, hard bars of the Mayberry jail, looking out at Andy a...

April 9th, 2019 |  


It’s showtime for Sunny Yellow Forsythias

It’s showtime for Sunny Yellow Forsythias

The first warm days of spring awaken drifts of cheerful yellow forsythia, one of the first shrubs to bloom each year. Managing these sprawling plants ...

April 8th, 2019 |  


The norm should be cruciform

The norm should be cruciform

A term pertinent to the Easter season is “cruciform.” Cruciform is an adjective meaning “cross-shaped.” Although cruciform is ...

April 4th, 2019 |