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Little Baby Girl

04/13/2017

Pardon a personal blog post, please. My daughter, Grace, turns 11 years-old today. I’m trying to deal with that the best way I know how. Little baby girl, what happened to you? 11 years ago seems…



Don't Be a Spectator

04/13/2017

In Harper Lee’s novel, Go Set a Watchman, the little girl “Scout” from To Kill a Mockingbird is all grown up, and now called by her given name Jean Louise. She returns to her little hometown in…



An Easter Week Poem

04/13/2017

     In the weeks leading up to Easter Sunday, I have been preaching on the cries of Jesus from the cross. Repeatedly I have been struck by how much He was in control, though He…



Books in Hand

04/13/2017

Biblical Authority after Babel: Retrieving the Solas in the Spirit of Mere Protestant Christianity, Kevin, J. Vanhoozer Vanhoozer’s thesis is that the Protestant reformation was not, as some of its critics contend, a sort of Babel,…



A Baby

12/25/2016

A baby, yes, like others born,The dawning of another morn’,A mother, yes, like ones before,But in this birth there’s so much more,Angels broke the veil to sing,The arrival of a newborn King,<div…



Unfair Weather Friends

12/12/2016

In 2015, Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson released an album together called “Django and Jimmie”. Of course, I bought it - not for Willie, but for Merle’s sake. On that album is a song called, “Unfair Weather Friend”….



Contrarian Clinician

12/05/2016

            I’d prefer positivity. I would. But, I can’t take blind positivity over sighted reality. Walker Percy wrote about one of William Faulkner’s characters in The Sound and the Fury. Percy said:<div…



Tell me, Preacher...

03/16/2015

Tell me, preacher, what should I do?Look unto Jesus. He will help you.I hear that, preacher, but what about…Look unto Jesus. Why should you doubt?But my problem is real, and I…



Tomorrow Will Be My Sons 15th Birthday

02/24/2015

Tomorrow will be my son’s 15th birthday. It’s been a bit of a tradition to write a little poem for the occasion. He doesn’t find it all that interesting now, but one day, perhaps he will.”Tanner at…



Article for the Newsletter

02/10/2015

I write a little article for an in-house newsletter we publish at the church. Though it is already read by upwards of 20 people, I thought I would start posting it here for those who don’t get to read it…