There was no way I was going to apologize. I was in high school and my 10th grade Honors English class was about to start. This year we had Mr. Cox, by all accounts a fine man with a reputation for being nice to his students. He wasn’t a pushover by any means, but he was the kind of teacher you could go up and … Continue reading The Hardest Word
Three steps to a better YOU! Five ways to make broccoli fun! Ten movies we can’t wait to see! Everybody’s got a list. Everybody wants to make you a better person, help you to lead a better life. Well, I’ve got a list too. Two words to a better life. That’s it. Hard to believe isn’t it? These two words are so powerful they will … Continue reading Two Words To A Better Life
Please read this sermon. If you have to start out a blog post with those words, you’re probably already in trouble. If you have to appeal to someone’s grace and mercy to read or listen to the Word of God, you have bigger problems than you realize. But I can appreciate anyone who uses the word “please.” “Please” is one of those small social graces, … Continue reading Please Read This Sermon
I wonder when it came to an end. I can’t remember if I was seven or eight or even older, but at some point I stopped giving things to my mom to put on the fridge. I bet she was disappointed. We weren’t much of a fridge family. I don’t remember there ever being a lot up there. We had a set of alphabet letters … Continue reading Pictures on a Refrigerator
Say what you want, but Betty Nesmith Graham made her fortune because of me. Betty is the mother of Michael Nesmith from the hit 1960’s band The Monkees. But she is probably more well known, if not by name then by her invention, as the founder of Liquid Paper. Betty worked as an executive secretary and wanted to find a way to more easily fix … Continue reading Writing With Ink
This is the culmination of our series on change and this worship in particular is focused specifically on our church. The sermon as a whole is a testimony against inaction and about being intentional in your life but I get far more specific than normal. An empty building. If we do nothing this place will likely be no more than an empty building in 5-10 … Continue reading The Principle of Inaction
What would you take with you? If you had to evacuate your home, what would you take with you? I imagine those were the hard choices people had to make this past couple of weeks if you were living in Houston. Knowing how bad the storms were going to be and the likelihood of flooding, what would you take? What is most important to you? … Continue reading Who Are You?