Monthly Archives: January 2017

Leaving All

Every year around this time, several scriptures are used in a devotional book I use which include the phrase or similar, “they left everything and followed him.” (Matthew 4:20 & 22/Mark 1:18 & 20; Luke 5:11)    Every time I … Continue reading

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The Right Church

I grew up as the son of a Baptist minister, so most of my early days were spent in Baptist churches.  I naturally assumed that we must be the “right” church and all the others were the “wrong” churches.  I … Continue reading

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How Cold Was It? (2017)

Our recent cold snap got me thinking of other winter weather I have lived through.  I usually say, “Alabama has just enough winter to remind me I am thankful I live here now.” He may not have originated it, but … Continue reading

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Suffering Newspaper Withdrawal

I am a sort of newspaper junkie.  I come from an era when newspapers were the primary source of news before TV took over.  I remember reading the Spokane Chronicle and Tacoma News Tribune as an elementary and junior high, … Continue reading

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