Author Archives: pastor
January 1st, 1988 married Joe Bob and then we moved to Ferris in 1989 with our two children, Corky and Wendy Gayle. Corky and his wife Melanie have 2 children, Toxey 15, and Emilee 13. Wendy and her husband Sebastian have 4 children, Alyssa 15, Ashley Gayle 14, Sarah 8, … Continue reading
Put on Christ
Some thoughts from my quiet time this morning in the book of Galatians, chapter 3. Paul says in verse 27, “For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.” Taken by itself this verse seems a little ambiguous, could be interpreted all kinds of ways. … Continue reading
Sometimes I just have to chronicle things…
The Old Testament is in large part a chronicle of how God moved and worked in the life of His chosen people, Israel. They kept records so that future generations would see how God delivered them, provided for them, forgave them, and yes, rebuked them. And also so they would see … Continue reading
In the Gospel ministry, Microsoft Outlook is better than Microsoft Word.
As I was reading through Acts 16 this morning, I had a thought about Paul the Apostle. It seems that no matter what Paul was doing, nor where he was in life, the Gospel ministry was always on his mind. Indeed, the Gospel ministry flavored everything he did. And … Continue reading
Where are the mighty men?
In a day when men would rather surf cable networks, bet on fantasy football and pleasure themselves with pornography than study God’s Word and raise up their children in the fear and admonition of the Lord, I hear Jesus asking, “Where are the mighty men? Where are the men who will … Continue reading
What’s the big deal with living together before marriage?
In the past three months I have had to turn down two wedding requests. The conversations began rather friendly going over the dates of the weddings and the details. Then the conversations got sort of tense when I brought up the topic of them living together. Neither couple was thrilled … Continue reading