. . .Making more of Jesus



. . .Proclaiming the name of Jesus


Music and Media

. . .Humbling ourselves in the presence of Jesus


Decisions, Decisions…

Several people in my life are facing important decisions right now and they are having trouble deciding how to assure themselves that the choices they make are the best.  I am forced to ask this question, “How much does personal preference matter in our decision making?”


I heard a song by the pop artist Pink entitled Glitter in the Air.  One of the lines says, “Have you ever hatted yourself for staring at the phone? Your whole life waiting on the ring to prove your not alone.”  Using the world around us to indicate our own value will only work when […]

Good Friends

Good friends are hard to find.  Once you have them you never have to work to keep them, and they never have to work to keep you.  I was told once, by a wise man, that I would count myself lucky to have one or two true friends in my life.  If that is so, […]

Redemption vs. Rehabilitation

There is a drastic difference between redemption and rehabilitation.  I have only noticed this difference since I have been rehabilitating my knee after Friday’s surgery.  Rehabilitation is the process of stretching and restrengthening the effected limb until it meets the minimum requirement for service for the body.  However, Redemption is the instantaneous moment when something […]

The Future is Always at Hand

I had a conversation with my wife last night about what our future might hold.  The idea that we might be able to plan what we will be doing even a year from now is foolish.  What is far more important is that we must be willing to take every moment and make it matter. […]

Surgery is OVER!

I had knee surgery yesterday and am only now able to write about it.   I am so thankful for the Lords provision and how he makes a way where there seems to be no way.  A great deal of thanks goes out to Dr. Clifford Deprang from Abilene, TX and his entire team that helped […]

Home and Rest

It is amazing how long it takes to get over a week away.  We sleep and try to get back our energy, and we remains about what the Lord has done.  Maybe it is good that it takes us a while to get better.  We need to be able to process what all has gone […]

My heart for Orange County Rescue Mission

The Orange County Rescue Mission is an organization that is committed to the development and regrowth of homeless families. Our mission for the week will be to work with their children while providing them with donations of clothes, food, and money. We are excited to see what is going to take place, and how our […]