God’s Word and Work – A Look Ahead

Every year that I can remember my dad has conducted a special meeting at the beginning of the year for those who labor in our home church. For the last thirty years he has tried to begin with a challenge for those who lead to keep following,…

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Praise God For Preachers

Thank the Lord for faithful preachers of God's Word. We need them more than ever and we need more of them! As I travel my appreciation for the Lord's…

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How To Make This The Greatest Summer Of Your Life

Today is the official beginning of summer. Students will tell you that summer begins the moment they are out of school. For adults, summer doesn’t…

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Our July Schedule

Words cannot express how truly grateful I am for the prayers of God's people. I am humbled and honored by the many who pray for us each day. Your…

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A Self-Made Man?

Society is full of people who speak as though they made themselves what they are. Churches are too. It is so easy to think that it was our own effort…

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The Family Vacation

The European’s have long taken their “holiday,” but it is America that has institutionalized the family vacation. American’s spend an inordinate…

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“Reconsidering The Hymnal” by Dr. Johnny Pope

Dr. Johnny Pope is the pastor of Christchurch Baptist Fellowship in Houston, Texas. His Spirit-filled preaching has always been a tremendous help to…

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The King Is Coming!

What are you expecting to happen next in our world? Every day brings new challenges and changing circumstances. I cannot tell you what the government will do, how the economy will respond, or when the pandemic will end. But what I do know is what…

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A Mark of Greatness

"Great men are not always wise." Job 32:9 Greatness is difficult to define.  One thing is sure:  men view greatness much differently than the Lord…

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Living in The Parenthesis

A parenthesis is a peculiar thing. Parentheses are used by writers to set apart information which they want you to know but do not feel is essential.…

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Ordinary Days

"This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it."  Psalm 118:24 Men are remembered for their outstanding days, but they…

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Integrity

“Let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know mine integrity.”  Job 31:6 Integrity is not a product of environment or natural ability.…

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A Good Name

“A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.”  Proverbs 22:1 My parents, Roger and Marcia…

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Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic

As a boy I remember people saying that in school there were three indispensable subjects: reading, writing, and arithmetic. I am sure that the…

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Women God Has Used In My Life

In a family of preachers perhaps it is inevitable that the men of the family receive much of the attention.  The older I get the more I realize how…

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