The Source of Faith

Have you ever looked up to someone you never met?  For Christians, this is a loaded question usually followed by a list of Biblical heroes.  Others will point to people from history.  Great figures that made an impression on this world.  I have a hero like that.  His...

The Faith of a Dog

Before I say anything else I need to make a statement about faith.  When Dr. Keathley was at Coats Baptist Church he talked about faith as an action word, not a passive word.  Faith is not believing the bungee cord will hold you; faith is jumping from the bridge and...

Why Are We Here?

Have you ever lived in a time when there is so much noise?  It is almost overbearing.  People arguing and shaking their fists (literally or metaphorically).  Everything seems to be measured by extremes.  In areas of politics, religion, race, medicine, and public...

Devotionals and Bible Literacy

Have you ever seen the Pixar movie, Wall-E?  The movie is set some time in the future.  Humanity has left the Earth so robots can clean all the trash.  For this to happen, mankind is going to embark on a centuries long pleasure cruise in the space equivalent of a...

Teachable Moments

I have been a dad since January, 1995.  So far, three of those entrusted to my care have left the nest, and two are still in training.  I have also worked with the youth of our church in some capacity since 2008.  During this time, the idea of a “teachable...
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