Your talent from God

Last week I wrote about Top Shot Season 3 winner Dustin Ellerman.
I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing him for the radio.
He is a super nice, humble guy.
Of course the subject of Top Shot came up and I asked him had he ever competed in any shooting contest. Continue reading

Dustin and Goliath

He was nobody special.
He had no formal weapons training.
He was from a small, obscure town in the countryside.
He worked for his father.
Yet he was able to conquer any fear and with confidence and a steady hand he brought down the giant. Continue reading

Lost the faith

For their heart was not steadfast with Him, nor were they faithful in His covenant. Ps 78:37
Have you noticed how many Jews are atheists?
Probably one of the most outspoken is Bill Maher; but many others atheistic/agnostic Jews include Continue reading

See and hear what God has to say!

Linda and I have just returned from a pastor appreciation weekend getaway with our friends Steve and Kathy.
Our destinations included Broken Bow, Oklahoma and Beaver Bend State Park; then it was over to Oden, Arkansas where we stayed in a cabin on the Ouachita River. Continue reading

An accident waiting to happen!

Last night we got a text that there was a wreck around Broaddus; it was a teacher, her teenage girl, and one of her teen friends.
I am thankful for text messaging, Facebook, cell phones and all, but you can really be kept on pins-and-needles while you wait for the response to your text, “Is everyone okay?” Continue reading

Hold on to His Hand!

He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD. Prov 18:22
My great grandparents, John and Dorothea Wise, were married for 68 years, 7 months, 21 days when she died in the early 1970’s.
I thought that was an amazing number of years to be together but the story I read yesterday really touched me. Continue reading

Getting ready for the trip

This weekend Linda and I are taking a trip to Arkansas with some really good friends, Steve and Kathy.
Being a pastor, a dad, a granddad, a chief engineer, a production director, and trying to do everything to keep a house and church running smooth can wear a person down. Linda deals with pre-K children every day and that can frazzle the nerves of an adult. Continue reading