Category Archives: Stories

My DAD STANDS TALL!

We celebrate fathers this Sunday. And I can’t think of a better father than my DAD!  He truly STANDS TALL! My wife and I had the privilege of watching a pre-screening of the movie, When the Game STANDS TALL*. In … Continue reading

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Harry Piland’s Impact

I just tweeted: Ridgecrest reminds me of the legends that have impacted my life and ministry such as Harry PIland.  Harry served First Baptist Church in Houston as the minister of education before coming to the Baptist Sunday School Board … Continue reading

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My Indonesian Adventure

I recently returned from a trip around the world.   Literally, we flew from Altanta to Los Angeles to Japan to Singapore, finally arriving in Bandung, Indonesia.  On the way home, we flew from Bandung to Singapore to Frankfurt to New York, … Continue reading

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Sunday School: A Mechanism for Outreach

 Randy Davis, Executive Director for the Tennessee Baptist Convention shares his views on Sunday School as the outreach arm of the church.  He expounds that evangelism is all about passion for the lost and ultimately about building relationships with lost … Continue reading

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Praying for Golfers in Tennessee

My boss and friend, Tim Holcomb, introduced me to the game of Golf in 2000. In my first round of golf at Falls Creek Falls State Park, my posted score was 157, although I probably swung at the ball at least … Continue reading

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Praying for Tennessee: Focus on the Counties

Tennessee is my home.  I grew up in the small West Tennessee town called Lexington.  Lexington is the county seat for Henderson County.  An 1821 act by the state of Tennessee’s legislature created Henderson County, named for Colonel James Henderson … Continue reading

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Tennessee…MY HOME!

My wife and I have had the privilege of living in three states: Arkansas, Texas, and Tennessee.  Less than two weeks after our marriage, we moved from Tennessee to Texas so that I could attend Southwestern Seminary.  We later moved … Continue reading

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