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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.

Mudhouse Sabbath …

I recently finished reading Mudhouse Sabbath by Lauren Winner. The book takes a look at eleven Jewish practices. Laurene explores these habits through the lens of one who practiced them as an Orthodox Jew and now seeks to integrate their significance into her journey with Jesus. The book holds … Continue reading

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Bible reading …

A few years ago I picked up a copy of The Message by Eugene Peterson. It first came out in the New Testament and then some sections of the Old Testament were added. Once complete, you could purchase the entire Bible. Many found it uncomfortable to use as they … Continue reading

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Interesting reading …

I recently picked up a book titled, Six Questions of Socrates: A Modern-Day Journey of Discovery through World Philosophy, by Christopher Phillips. The intrigue resulted from the description, “he begins with “What is virtue?” in the remains of an ancient marketplace in Athens and moves on to a … Continue reading

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Learning never ends …

People use different mantras that express their passions and values. I came across the “A Learned to Learner Litnay of Treansformation” by Leonard Sweet. One of my mantras for those following Jesus follows this same pattern. We never quit learning once we understand that to be a Christian is … Continue reading

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Out of town for a few days …

I left this morning and the thermometer in the car read 20 degrees. My plane landed at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana in Orange County California. I took off a few days to help a friend with a meeting at Fuller Theological Seminary. One of the most influential … Continue reading

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