August 4, 2019

PREFACE

     Preparing to teach my 4-year-old Sunday School class about when Jesus called Matthew to be a disciple, the only Scripture reference in the lesson was Matthew 6:9: And as Jesus passed on from there, He saw a man, called Matthew, sitting in the...

June 6, 2016

     The boy crept around the end of the table and glimpsed his father’s linen tunic. He inched forward, running his little hand along the smooth wood of the work table. He could hear the rhythmic brush of the plane smoothing his father’s project. The man was bent over...

April 20, 2016

     After 31 years of being rector of Christ Church Plano, Father David Roseberry is stepping down. We expect our new rector from Canada, Father Paul Donison, to be installed at Christ Church this fall, but he is already conducting workshops and attendi...

August 20, 2015

On August 29, 2015, I am honored to be speaking to women and girls about beauty as they prepare for Building Inner Beauty’s exciting annual pageant, being held on September 12. Building Inner Beauty is a non-profit organization founded by Crissy Broeske “to empower...

May 25, 2015

 

 

 

“Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present Generation to preserve your Freedom! I hope you will make good use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven, that I ever took half the Pains to preserve it.”  – John Adams

 

 

 

 

 

John Adams expressed th...

November 26, 2014

Fifty-two weeks ago this past Sunday, my daughter Rebekah attended church with me. She had recently been trying to find “her own” place of worship for her adult life but would occasionally go to service with me at our church. I’m glad she did go with me that Sunday. We...

November 11, 2014

                                                              H. C. "Mac" McSwain...

August 6, 2014

The United States of America was forged into a nation with a rich heritage in just a few hundred years by courage, a stalwart belief in freedom, and by blood. She has a relatively short history compared to other countries, but that history is filled with brave men and...

July 19, 2014

A recent article I read reported “an organization that promotes open-air preaching and evangelism says the United Kingdom has become very hostile to the Gospel.” An evangelist with the organization was quoted as saying of the people of England, “They don’t want to hear...

June 18, 2014

This short story first appeared this month in Lionhead Literary, a new e-zine by young adult author Kris Noel. It is written by a friend and colleague. I asked her if she had been inspired by seeing a piece in an art museum, but this is completely from her very creativ...

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