Quote: Your Kids Need Spiritual Heroes

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Feel free to leave comments. Your participation enriches the site!The gospel is impressed on children by what they see in parents and leaders: thus, those who lovingly live a godly life in front of children are heroes. If children …

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Am I a runner now?

I’ve been running for 18 months, and it’s surreal to describe myself as a “runner.” The moniker just doesn’t seem to fit. However, it’s a regular discipline and has become an activity that I enjoy for its benefits. Here are a few things this new runner has learned.

Merry Christmas from Starbucks… or not?

Why in the world would people quibble over Starbucks Christmas cups being solid red? Get the brews here.

Pictures: July, August, September on Insta

For Instagram nerds like myself, you can do so much with apps like Inkly (which emails me a collection of my Instas each month). Also, you can embed your own Instagram posts (see below) with a website like Websta.

Nuff Said: Why Churches Should Stay Home on Halloween, Photoshop Alternatives, Dumb Ideas About Jesus, The Power of Next, Discipleship DNA, What Ben Carson would do first if elected President

Nuff Said is a collection of saved entries from across the interwebs. Here are some interesting, provocative and fun things for your reading and viewing: Why Churches Should Stay Home on Halloween, Dumb Ideas About Jesus, The Power of Next, Discipleship DNA, What Ben Carson would do first if elected President

Honor those who fear the Lord

Psalm 15:4 says we should honor those who fear the Lord. Jeff attempts to do so in an entry of thanksgiving for those who have nudged him closer to Jesus.

A used Jeep as an expression of God’s love

Find out how Jeff discovered a practical expression of God’s love – almost exactly 24 hours after preaching about it.

When will football catch up with Kevin Kelley?

He’s been featured in so many sports articles and newscasts now. He’s known as “The Coach Who Never Punts.” Kevin Kelley is the football coach of my alma mater, Pulaski Academy, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Ironically, they are the Bruins (same colors and mascot name as Blacksburg). I wrote about him back in 2007 on …

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College bound

This week, Blacksburg is crazy. The college students at Virginia Tech are moving in/back. We’ve seen several families already eating out together and walking downtown. We’re about to be one of those families… in Charlotte. Last night, I sat beside the bed of my 18 year-old and told him, “I’ve been telling you I love …

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Observations from Colossians

This post is an ongoing one about my study through the New Testament book of Colossians. In it, you’ll find reflections, thought bombs guaranteed to demolish faulty and shallow thinking and even some wonder.