***Forgive me for the length of this post. I went back to trim & edit. But, I felt i needed to include every word. This past year i attended a wedding. Expecting to simply enjoy seeing two friends united in matrimony, I sat there as the preacher officiating the wedding proceeded to call everyone in … Continue reading When God Looks At Me What Does He See?
One very wise author once wrote, "Too often, preachers focus solely on whether or not there had been great Bible teaching on Sunday morning, when they should also be asking themselves whether or not there was any great Bible LEARNING." ouch. Recently, I came across the following quote by the 19th century, British preacher, Charles … Continue reading Preaching With the Listener in Mind
Bill Cosby was in Lubbock this past Tuesday to talk to high school & college students about the importance of education. (Cosby has a doctorate in eduction from the University of MA.) When I think of Bill Cosby, I'm flooded with memories & emotion: 1. He has the same birthday as Jordan Blake Watts. (I … Continue reading The “Coz”
EVERY PARENT should read this. And then have your teenaged child read it. Although, most teens will say, "It's not that bad," I side with the author. It is that bad, writes psychiatrist, Dr. Keith Ablow. (Just ask the teen to give up all social media for an extended period of time and watch their … Continue reading You’re a Star! The Movie is “Facebook”. Your role is the Loser.