Nuff Said: Tech companies trumping Trump, Helping authors, Pastors who ignore phone calls, ways for busy moms to be in the Bible, Frankfurter Sandwiches and more

In this “Nuff said” entry, learn about how tech companies may be trying to stop Donald Trump, how Barnabas Piper (John’s son) recommends that you help authors, why pastors may ignore your phone call, and a few ways for busy moms to be in the Bible. Oh, and you’ll get a great song for those of you who like hot dogs.

Obeying authority: on cops, violence and race

In days of violence against police officers and racial tension, we need to be reminded from the New Testament that authority is from God and that without love a nation will fall.

In response to a writing prompt

I was recently given a writing prompt challenge. I had to “Write a script to give telemarketers to sell plastic pooper-scoopers.” It’s rare that I get an excuse to write about poop, so I took up the challenge.

Nuff said: A tribute to millennials as college starts again

As colleges start in Blacksburg and around the country, I thought a “Nuff Said” post with a collection of entries from around the inter webs about millennials would be a nice tribute.

Lunch convos, Part 3

It was just a brief, hour-long lunch at a local Mexican restaurant, but the inane topics it spawned has led to a half-dozen blog posts. In this post, the Magic Eight-Ball is compared to Siri.

Lunch convos, Part 2

Ever wondered about the buttons in your car that you never push? In this random lunch conversation, a friend’s comment leads to VBU (vehicular button uncertainty).

Lunch convos, Part 1

There’s such junk on TV today. Surely there’s room for more. I’m convinced that if someone were to follow me around with a video camera, they’d have enough material by the end of every day to create a 30 minute sitcom.

“Hey hey hey” hair advice

What do you do when you meet a bald evangelist in the parking lot of a Mexican restaurant? You could make up hair jokes, or you could discover a magic pill.

Happy Fourth of July

From a wedding to kids camp for our church… to a house full of family from Texas… to zip lining.. it’s been a busy, fun, crazy week.

Are Southern Baptists the best denomination ever?

My faith “tribe” is Southern Baptist. I didn’t have a choice of what church to attend when I was a child. However, today I pastor a Southern Baptist church and am privileged to partner with other churches who align with the SBC. Here’s a few thoughts…