Daily Devotional for January 26, 2023

Yesterday, Dr. Bradley walked into the Dennis Hall wearing one of the most beautiful sports coats I had ever seen.  I said, “Dr. Bradley, if anything happens to you, can I have that coat?”  He said, “I will let Becky know.”Then, without missing a beat, Ellie, who was sitting at the reception desk said, “If you wore … Continue reading Daily Devotional for January 26, 2023

Daily Devotional for January 25, 2023

Mark sent me this.  It is too good not to share. God's Wife    Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once talked about a contest he was asked to judge.  The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child.The winner was: 1.  A four-year-old child, whose next doorneighbor was an elderly gentleman, who had recently lost hiswife. Upon seeing the … Continue reading Daily Devotional for January 25, 2023

Daily Devotional for January 24, 2023

Every week, our church identifies someone as the Member of the Week.  These are people who are either going through a very hard time or celebrating a huge milestone in their lives.The members of our congregation are asked to write cards to the Member of the Week, letting them know they are loved, valued, and being … Continue reading Daily Devotional for January 24, 2023

Daily Devotional January 23, 2023

This past weekend, I experienced the acronym FOMO.  This stands for Fear Of Missing Out.  That’s because I needed to be at two important events at the exact same time. Breana and Jason had asked me to conduct their wedding in Castorville, Texas.  At the same moment the wedding was scheduled to take place, the MidTex Conference of … Continue reading Daily Devotional January 23, 2023

Daily Devotional January 19, 2023

Because of construction delays on their new home, Pastor Kit and Pastor Leslie have been commuting to our church from Harker Heights.  While I never heard either of them complain, I know it had to be frustrating to have their closing date pushed back time and time again. Yesterday, the movers packed up the Tomlinson’s belongings … Continue reading Daily Devotional January 19, 2023

Daily Devotional for January 18, 2023

Drew is a great guy.  Sunday, Drew gave all of us a scare.Just as I started the sermon, I noticed a commotion in the back of the sanctuary.  Something was terribly wrong with Drew.  Brian was already at Drew’s side and many of the doctors in the sanctuary were headed his way.While this was not the first episode … Continue reading Daily Devotional for January 18, 2023

Daily Devotional January 17, 2023

Saturday was a great day.  I worked on the sermon, moved hay for the cows, performed Johnny and Mary Jacq’s wedding, and attended Gary’s retirement party.  It was a great day.  Then life took an unexpected turn. Shannon, who is much more observant than I am, noticed a large puddle next to our drive.  Sure enough, we had a … Continue reading Daily Devotional January 17, 2023

Daily Devotional for January 12, 2023

Yesterday, I was visiting with a friend who is at a turning point in his life.  Important decisions need to be made.  As we talked, he said, “I don’t hear God.”  But the more we talked, the clearer it became God had been speaking all along, he just didn’t recognize God’s voice.This got me thinking.Most of us won’t … Continue reading Daily Devotional for January 12, 2023

Daily Devotional January 10, 2023

Every Sunday morning there are some things that are guaranteed to happen at our church.  This includes hearing the greatest sermon in the history of sermons, wonderful music from our choir, and an atmosphere filled with joy and laughter. What many of us take for granted is while we gather to praise God and rejoice in … Continue reading Daily Devotional January 10, 2023

Daily Devotional January9, 2023

Rerun of Daily Devotional January 30, 2017 Yesterday during lunch, Eddie told me the hearing assist device our church provided in the sanctuary did not function properly and cut out just as the sermon began.  I told him we would look at all the devices this week and make sure they were working properly.  Then I said, … Continue reading Daily Devotional January9, 2023