Daily Devotional for May 11, 2021

One of the great joys of my job is being able to help people who are in financial distress.  This is possible because many of our members give to the Pastor’s Discretionary Fund.Most of the time, the people contacting the church have a legitimate need but every so often, someone will ask for something I … Continue reading Daily Devotional for May 11, 2021

Daily Devotional May 10, 2021

Once there were two evil brothers.  They were incredibly wealthy and used their unlimited resources to hide their evil ways from everyone in town.  The only  person who knew the truth was the old, worn out pastor, who didn't have the will or strength to stand up to them.  Consequently, the evil brothers completely controlled … Continue reading Daily Devotional May 10, 2021

Daily Devotional May 6, 2021

I have earned and been awarded different titles in my life – Pastor, Reverend, Doctor, Doofus, the list goes on and on…. But there is one title I have clearly earned but never officially been given the title.  I am the world’s worst trailer backer upper.  I can make trailers go in directions that neither … Continue reading Daily Devotional May 6, 2021

Daily Devotional May 5, 2021

A retired soldier sent the following story.  I pray you get as much out of it as I did. "Morning. I’m drinking my coffee when his photo pops up in my cellphone memories. And I’m thrown three years backward. I remember it all too well. There I am, watching him. He sits on the steps … Continue reading Daily Devotional May 5, 2021

Daily Devotional for May 4, 2021

One of the things I love about Dr. Carl Bradley is, even though he is an incredibly accomplished musician, he does not have an ego-driven artistic temperament.  He’s a normal guy with the same bad sense of humor I have.Recently, in a staff meeting, we were discussing a strange popping sound that came across the … Continue reading Daily Devotional for May 4, 2021

Daily Devotional May 3, 2021

Last Friday was a miserably wet, rainy day.  But, rain or shine, I had some chores that needed to be done. One of these, was taking our recycling items to the recycling center in Temple.  That's when I got a call from Shannon asking if I would go to HEB and buy paper towels.  Since … Continue reading Daily Devotional May 3, 2021

Daily Devotional April 28, 2017

Last night I was rummaging around in the cupboard looking for the Double Stuf Oreos.  When I couldn’t find them I said, “Shannon, where are the Oreo cookies.  She said, “I didn’t buy any but I did get you some rice cakes and Nutella.” I am not making this up. First, I don’t like rice … Continue reading Daily Devotional April 28, 2017

Daily Devotional for April 28, 2021

Yesterday at the church, Laura rushed into my office and said, “There’s a man at the door wanting to know where the funeral is but I know it’s not here because you don’t look that good.”I explained that we did not have a funeral scheduled and then I asked what she meant by saying I … Continue reading Daily Devotional for April 28, 2021

Daily Devotional for April 27, 2021

According to my phone, I am incredibly popular.  In fact, I am so popular that everyone wants to talk to me.  It has become a real burden.Yesterday, I got a call from Judy wanting to renew the maintenance warranty on a truck I no longer own.  Jack called to tell me his company would be … Continue reading Daily Devotional for April 27, 2021