Shrugging At Brilliance

How can we shrug at the creative brilliance of God? Or say "meh" to magnificence? His handiwork in the things He has made demands a response: our pause, meditation and thankfulness for grace. Our worship. Those of us awestruck by creation see an artistry beyond comprehension. From the intricate detail of the tiny, fuzzy, creeping... Continue Reading →

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The Costa Rica Effect

Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. The towering mountains and lush, vibrant vegetation make it's landscape simply breath-taking. But aside from the aesthetics, the people are beautiful. Through their hospitality they have shown me what it truly looks like to serve others. Many of the believers here have already... Continue Reading →

Willowbrook: You Are Legend.

Willowbrook family, The way you have embraced me, Mandy, Josie and Rece has been nothing short of...legendary. I will tell the tale of your goodness and kindness to us for as long as I live! It will live on in history as a stunning display of the love of God for His people in His... Continue Reading →

Thank you, Clements

Clements Baptist Church, The way you have treated me and my family during this transition has been beyond our wildest expectations.  The love and support you have shown has done so much in nourishing our spirit.  Last Sunday was a "defining moment" in our life and ministry.  You will forever have our gratitude for the... Continue Reading →

A New Beginning

Our family is embarking on a new journey.  We will be leaving Clements Baptist to begin a new chapter in life and ministry at Willowbrook Baptist Church in Huntsville near the end of this month.  Below is what I tearfully shared with our church family yesterday. Jan. 12th 2014 Church family, Mandy and I accepted... Continue Reading →

The Pain of Fatherhood

In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence, and his children will have a refuge. -Proverbs 14:26 When God's Word and it's thrust toward discipleship of your family comes into focus, pain immediately sets in. I mean to say it is an urgency. A desperate desire. As a father and husband I am... Continue Reading →

Run Like You Stole Something

Although I'm not a thief and a dog was NOT chasing me at the time...I recently completed my first marathon.  For those of you not familiar with the sport of running, a marathon consists of putting your body through months and months of grueling, torturous training to prepare for a 26.2 mile trek on asphalt.... Continue Reading →

What You’re Missing.

In a world where Contemporary Christian Music is so predictable you can quite literally finish chord progressions and lyrics to a song as you listen to it the first time, there is also the world of Christian Rap.   Artists like Lecrae, Trip Lee, Shai Linne and Flame are not only spitting mad rhymes but... Continue Reading →

The Supremacy of God

What is man, that you make so much of him, and that you set your heart on him,  Job 7:17 A proper, high view of God completely squashes any and all selfishness in life. Both Job and David (Psalm 8:4) communicate this truth:  Who am I? How can a question be a truth?  For me,... Continue Reading →

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