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Chapter 2 - An Open Letter To Me

October 22 will be the day I celebrate 55 years of soaking up the sun and doing life on this planet.

As I looked back and celebrated the successes - but also shook my head at some of the actions…

An Open Letter To My Younger Self - Chapter 1 

In four days, the calendar will flip to October 22, 2020.

On that day, I will have walked, run, biked, flown, crashed, wrecked, and fallen down on this rock for... 

  • 55 Years 
  • 660 Months 
  • 2,860 Weeks 
  • 20,075 Days 

I've always…

The Main Thing 

As I've traveled over the last decade and shared The Gospel through music and stories of life, it still amazes me at some of the questions I get from churches and church leaders. 

Serving on staff at four different churches…

With Open Eyes - A Decade Removed From 9-11-01 

10 years after 9-11-01, the world looked a lot different than it did on that fateful day. As I sat at my computer on 9-11-11, these were the thoughts that poured out of my heart. It was never shared with…

Who Is Your Whosoever? 

One of the most famous verses in scripture - and probably the one that most children raised in a Christian home learn from the moment they can speak - is John 3:16. 

"For God so love the world that…

Whose Toes Are You Dancing On? 

There were a lot of things that I loved about being a Daddy to Daughters. 

I loved teaching them about what it means to be valued. I loved telling them silly jokes. I loved to hear them laugh. I…

Am I Worthy? 

That simple question is something that I've been chewing on for a few days. And when I chew, I do the only thing I can do to think through things - I write. 

The easy answer to this question…

Grab Hold Of The Keys 

A little over two weeks ago, I penned a blog titled Are You Falling for Satan's Great Lie? You can read it HERE. I ended that post with a "tune in tomorrow for Part 2" and then left…

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Spiritual Fast Food Almost Killed Me

For the better part of my adult life, I ate what I wanted, when I wanted and never worried about the health ramifications of that diet. If it's passed to you through a drive-thru window, I probably ate it. If…

A Major Transformation and Change

"I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service." - Romans 12:1

It only took 52 years for me to realize…

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Trump, Clinton and The Mirror of Our Society

“Eventually that entire generation died and was buried. Then another generation grew up that didn’t know anything of God or the work he had done for Israel.” 
– Judges 2:10 MSG 
  
The cry throughout our land the last few weeks…

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Choose Life!

"The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you—they are full of the Spirit and LIFE."- John 6:63  
  
One of my favorite movies of all-time is Shawshank Redemption. One of my favorite lines…

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Choose Wisely

"Above all, be strong and very courageous to carefully observe the whole instruction My servant Moses commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right or the left, so that you will have success wherever you go."
-Joshua 1:7…
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A Little Home Maintenance

"...We will not neglect the house of God."
- Nehemiah 10:39

When our family first moved out to East Texas, we purchased a 47-year-old farmhouse that had been built by the farmer that had originally purchased the land in…

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God's Math Is Always Right

"Above all, be strong and very courageous to carefully observe the whole instruction My servant Moses commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right or the left, so that you will have success wherever you go." -Joshua 1:7  …