About the Author
Husband to Patty. Daddy to Kimberly and Tommie. Grandpa Doc to Cohen, Max, Fox, and Marlee. Pastor to Snow Hill Baptist Church. Graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Reading. Photography. Golf. Colorado. Jeeping. Friend. The views and opinions expressed here are my own and should not be construed as representing the corporate views of the church I pastor.

The difference a letter makes …

I sent out my weekly e-mail this week. In my greeting line I generally address recipients – Hello Todd and Patty, for example. On this occasion my fingers let me down and I omitted the “O” at the end of “Hello.” You can imagine the sinking feeling knowing innocent … Continue reading

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April Fool’s Day …

I recently picked up a copy of Relevant Magazine’s recent issue. I was attracted by the lead article on Bono the lead singer of U2. Inside I found an interesting piece on April Fool’s day. Since th origin of the day seems to be in question, I like … Continue reading

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Telling Stories and Throwing Parties …

Andrew Jones suggested Luke 10 offers a great “missional” picture for following Jesus. In a modern idiom(expression) he sees the ministry of the 70 as “Telling Stories and Throwing Parties.” The stories would be of the Kingdom of God and its reality in the lives of people. The parties … Continue reading

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Freedom or security …

Listening to Andrew Jones yesterday left me with my own sense of “indigestion” as I contemplated the thought – “Do you value freedom or security?” Now Andrew did not “ask” this question, but inherent in the description of his life journey this “came through.” The issue is not one … Continue reading

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A New Friend …

One of my passions is life-long learning. I am volunteering with a group who has as its goal helping church leaders, pastoral staff and others continue to learn as our world changes. Through this relationship I have met Andrew Jones. Born in New Zealand and lived all over … Continue reading

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