Costly Inconvenience

Costly Inconvenience 1

Everyone that knows me well knows that I am a thrifty person. Others may say cheap, but I prefer thrifty because it sounds better. I know that can be a […]

The Love of God

The Love of God 2

Surely you’ve seen the movie “The Sandlot.” It’s the story of a group of kids that spend their days playing baseball together. My favorite line from that movie comes from […]

Jesus is Lord

Jesus is Lord 3

“Jesus is Lord.” It has been said that those three words (only two words in Greek) formed the earliest Christian creed. Baptists tend not to be creedal people, but creeds […]

Missions: Reaching Out Into the World

Missions: Reaching Out Into the World 4

When it comes to unreached peoples, most often we think about areas in Africa and Asia where there are little to no Christians and perhaps even intense persecution of Christians. Accordingly, when […]

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering 5

The leaves are on the ground, a chill is in the air, and it feels like midnight a little after dinner, all of which can only mean onething…the Lottie Moon Christmas offering (LMCO) […]

Our Citizenship is in Heaven

Our Citizenship is in Heaven 6

Have you ever noticed the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office here in Montgomery? My regular commute drives by this building, and, on occasion, I’ll see someone getting their picture […]

How to Minister to Your Pastor

How to Minister to Your Pastor 7

I just recently heard of another pastor who had to step away for an inappropriate relationship. This is a pastor whom I consider one of the most gifted communicators and […]

Encourage One Another

Encourage One Another 8

Have you ever heard something so often that you become numb to it? It’s like watching the local crime segment on the news. We hear about bad stuff so regularly […]

A New School Year

A New School Year 9

“So you also outwardly appear righteous to others, but within you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.” Matthew 23:28 When I was a kid, my mother would take me to get some […]

Summer Break

Summer Break 10

No two words are more beautiful to the stressed-out student than summer break. No tests or homework. No projects or papers. Just freedom in all of its sleeping-in, vegging-out, obligation-free glory. If I’m […]