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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 depth of an artist …

I receive a “Daily Dig” every morning. Today my inbox held the following quote from my favorite artist.

Change for the Better
Vincent van Gogh

Many people seem to think it foolish, even superstitious, to believe that the world could still change for the better. And it is true … Continue reading

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Keeping the game in perspective …

Nathan and Jason listen to WWLS the Sports Animal. I now listen in a bit every day. I am a glutton to hear the latest illogic by despairing Sooner fans. Last week the cry went out as to why Stoops did not insert Paul Thompson at quarterback to see … Continue reading

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What do we know …

Jason and I shared a conversation this morning. He told me he was talking with a person about church, church history and theology. As the conversation went on, he received this retort, “my dad knows all about that, he studied that.” Admirable. Just what does that mean that we … Continue reading

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Inspired by the past …

Our Associate Pastor here on The Hill, who affectionately refers to himself as “jvpastor”, recently returned from a week of seminary studying “Baptist Heritage.” He called in after the first day and reported his expectations of a dull, sleepy course were exceeded by an enthusiastic professor in love with … Continue reading

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Honoring …

A few years ago I heard sermon/talk by Walter Wangerin. He gave a powerful illustratoin of what it means to honor. The bible commands to “Honor your father and mother …” Seems a friend was honoring his mother by forgoeing a particular career track to return home and care … Continue reading

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