Month: November 2006

Taxi, Taxi, Taxi …

When Tommie turned 16 I went through a bit of a personal battle. One of the privileges I enjoyed was taking my girls where they needed to go. You could call it some good "Daddy-Daughter Time." After a balmy few days we are under a "Winter Storm Warning." Snow … Continue reading

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Why Publicize Darfur? …

Since our participation in Darfur Action Sunday two weeks ago I have had a few conversations wondering about our interest and suggested involvement. One question revolved around whether or not we are encouraging military action. We are not encouraging military action as a first resort and would only suggest … Continue reading

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The Real Mary Forum …

One of my favorite books to re-read during the Season of Advent is Walter Wangerin’s, Preparing for Jesus: Meditations on the Coming of Christ, Advent, Christmas and the Kingdom. I heard Walter preach at the first National Pastor’s Convention and was completely enthralled at the manner in which … Continue reading

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Darfur Action Weekend … And what did you do?

I recall Dr. Nat Bettis teaching the course, "The Life of Christ" at Oklahoma Baptist University. Dr. Bettis used John Walter Good’s, The Jesus of Our Fathers. In order to use this text he had to photocopy, with permission, his own. Later my mentor bought … Continue reading

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Possible? Dsirable? …

Paul noted the tone toward bloggers at some recent meetings among Southern Baptists in Texas. Regardless of what one thinks of the role of the Internet in denominational "goings on" one cannot but think what kind of constructive ways the medium may be used to foster cooperation for the … Continue reading

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