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#TBT — Budding Artist, Aspiring Footballer, or Religious Clairvoyant?

I recently found this drawing of mine in some old photo albums.  I believe I was about six years old, making this in 1967 or 1968. read more

WHY We Do WHAT We Do

Some time ago, I received an email from a friend at Good Shepherd.  My friend is in recovery from alcoholism, so that is a frequent subject of our conversations together, and he knows how much joy I get from his journey to sobriety. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Reasons I ALWAYS Root For SMU

This past weekend was a good weekend for SMU sports.  First, their football team beat the University of North Texas (um, formerly called North Texas State University) 65-35. read more

Getting Carried Away With Paul

I have found myself wanting to get carried away like Paul recently. read more

When You Sow Some Massively Small Seeds

One day several years ago I was the Rivergate shopping center when a man approached me to strike up a conversation. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Ooops They Did It AGAIN! MORE Great Dawes Songs

Late last week, while working on an upcoming social media post related the power of analogy in preaching, I stumbled across a stunning discovery: a Dawes album I didn’t know existed. read more

#TBT — Six Degrees Of Stan Smith Separation

My friend and fellow Good Shepherd Staffer Shannon Schauber recently took a trip to Hilton Head Island, SC. While there, he took a tour of the lighthouse at Sea Pines Plantation, noticed this tennis-related display therein, decided I would probably know something about it, snapped the photo, and sent it to me.  Got all that? read more