Would God Spare This Country?

Would God Spare This Country?

Good morning, Kids. On their bluegrass album, “Boots,” the follow up to their Irish debut album, “Roots,” the Willis Clan sings a song written about this very passage in today’s reading.  It is the story of Abraham begging God to spare Sodom (because it was where his nephew, Lot, lived)....Read more
Where Are the Soulguards?

Where Are the Soulguards?

Good morning, Kids. Today’s reading made me think about lifeguards. My job comes with a few neat perks, one of which is our quarterly pizza & a movie day.  This quarter, the day happened to fall on my birthday, and the movie was “The Sandlot” – Perfect! There is this...Read more
I Will Be Here

I Will Be Here

Good morning, Kids. I saw this on Facebook. It’s the lyrics of a song Steven Curtis Chapman sings. I love it – stay together!! Check out Steven singing his song! Love you all!DadRead more

Things That Made My Dad Cry

Hello, Kids. When Pa passed away, we found a yellow note stuck to his computer monitor. Uncle Monty mentioned the note at the funeral service. He said, “Here are the things that were listed on it, genuine applause, baseball, children singing, the Star Spangled Banner, USA, and the song, ‘City...Read more
Who’s Afraid of Big Bad Wolfe?

Who’s Afraid of Big Bad Wolfe?

I can’t wait for my date with my beautiful daughter, Carly (thanks, Jackson & Oakley, for sharing her for a night).  We plan to enjoy a nice dinner at Brentwood’s newest Mexican restaurant, Uncle Julio’s, before driving to downtown Nashville for a Broadway play at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center....Read more
It’s a BARDiful Day!

It’s a BARDiful Day!

I did exactly what you would have done, right?  I took it out of the bubble mailer and held it right up to my nose to enjoy the aroma of a brand new leather belt.  It’s hard to beat the smell of brand new leather – growing up, I enjoyed it each...Read more

It’s My Birthday!

Today is my birthday, my spiritual birthday, that is. Forty-three years ago, in my hometown of Springfield, MO, I became a Christian by being baptized, upon confession of my faith in Christ. On that day, I opened the Greatest Gift of All, as I explained in a Lord’s Supper talk this...Read more