Author: talbot-davis


“I Pity The Fool” Starts Sunday With “Dumb & Smarter”

We will dig into Proverbs for the next several weeks and do so through the lens of the wise and … the foolish. read more

#TBT — Princeton Tennis, 1982

I received this photo in a group text with some college tennis friends this week.  What memories! read more

How Does Clarity in Church Mission Reinforce Clarity in Preaching?

Here is just about the highest accolade I can give to Will Mancini, church consultant, author, and founder of Auxano:  my wife Julie ALWAYS says she wants to meet him in person because after he brought his brand of coaching to Good Shepherd, I began to sleep so much better at night.  By my count, that’s a full decade of good slumber! read more

#TBT — Fall, 1975, A Rare Good Attitude, And An Adventure In “Captaincy”

This photo comes from an event in the fall of 1975 called the “InterZone Championships,” a Texas tournament in which our team from Dallas played against teams from Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and, presumably, Amarillo. read more

Kids Listen To Sermons. They REALLY Do.

Earlier this week,  I received this note from a Good Shepherd friend: read more

Spiritually Connected While Socially Distanced — Student Ministry Style

My Good Shepherd friend Eric Matras sent me this photo on Sunday evening. read more

What A Photo And Its Caption Taught Me About Leadership

Some of you know that I have an uneasy relationship with leadership. read more