On October 24th, my 17 year old daughter, Macy, was given the opportunity to speak at FCA's "Fields of Faith" event at AT&T Jones Stadium here in Lubbock. Over 8000 were in attendance. Macy spoke about the grace of Jesus Christ, and how that grace has given the Watts family strength since her brother/our son … Continue reading Fields of Faith
There are 8 recorded cases in the Bible - in addition to the resurrection of Christ - where a person is raised from the dead. I always thought these stories were intriguing before. But now, since May 13th, I think afresh of how the families must've felt when their loved one was brought back to … Continue reading I Thought You Were Dead!!
Through a mutual friend, Southern Baptist Executive Committee President, Frank Page, learned of Jordan's recent suicide. Page's daughter, Melissa, took her life, as well. Last year, Frank published a book entitled simply, "Melissa." He sent me a copy with a sweet note. From his introduction: "I'm not over Melissa's death. I admit that. I'll never … Continue reading The Unwanted Journey
I visited with a friend yesterday about the stories of Gideon & Samson (their stories are recorded in the Old Testament book of Judges). Possessing polar-opposite personalities, their stories are as opposite as they are similar. In a nutshell, Gideon was a weak man that God made strong. While Samson was a strong man that … Continue reading Broken? Then You’re Right Where God Wants You.
My wife, Michelle, wrote this as Christ brought fresh insight/new mercies (written in parentheses) to the lyrics of Laura Story's song, "Blessings." Below Michelle's post is a picture of us with Laura Story and her daughter. Laura learned of Michelle's blog and, when doing a concert here in Lubbock, wanted to meet Michelle. nw … Continue reading “Blessings” (In Diguise)