October 16, 2019

Last Sunday, the choir knocked it out of the park. It was truly one of the best anthems I have ever heard. And from the thunderous applause of the congregation, others thought the same. After the music subsided, as I walked to the pulpit, I realized everyone claps for the choir, or the second Dr. … Continue reading October 16, 2019

October 15, 2019

Last week, The Washington Post reported on scientific study that highlighted the benefits of owning a dog. Cardiologist Dhruv Kazi wrote: “Dogs offer companionship, reduce anxiety and loneliness, increase self-esteem, and improve overall mood.” This got me thinking. As I sit at my computer to write this devotional, the little, creepy, hairless dog that I … Continue reading October 15, 2019

October 14, 2019

This past week, Shannon and I were on vacation. It was outstanding. The highlight of the week was going to the HOT Fair and Rodeo to watch our four year old grandson, Bruce, get his first shot at mutton busting. In order to make sure Bruce had the full mutton busting experience, we got him … Continue reading October 14, 2019

October 3, 2019

Yesterday, as I walked through the church office, I saw Larry. I said, “Larry, I am glad you are here to write my sermon. It needs to be four typewritten pages, single spaced, theologically sound, entertaining, and with smooth transitions so that I can memorize it.” Then Lucia called out, “Don’t forget the joke. That’s … Continue reading October 3, 2019