January 18, 2020

The caller said, “Pastor, can you visit my father? He is in hospice, and has requested that a minister stop by to see him.” As soon as possible, I went to his room, not knowing anything about his spiritual condition. Carl (not his real name) seemed anxious to see me an...

January 11, 2020

Mary loved Texas! And as a nationally known author, that love permeated her literature. Stirred by her writings, many people from the United States sold their homes and moved to Texas, “a splendid country – an enchanting spot.” Indeed, who would not be enticed to move...

January 4, 2020

Waking to a new day, the urge to do something really rebellious came to mind. I didn’t want to go to jail or lose my license to preach. I just wanted to be a little bit defiant.

Maybe it is the rancor coming out of Washington, or the constant drumbeat of ungodliness bel...

December 28, 2019

The interview for the position of Minister of Fine Arts was going as expected until the applicant asked me about intellectual property. Admittedly, this is a serious subject that our church had not addressed yet. After explaining our lack of policy, I asked the job see...

December 21, 2019

For Pastor Carhart, the first Christmas at “Saints' Roost” was a dream come true. No alcohol was sold in town, and only church people gathered at the Yuletide table. Time was given for Christmas carols and Scripture readings. In “Saints' Roost,” the citizens enjoyed a...

December 14, 2019

Have you noticed the motivational slogans executives place in their office? A Realtor had this sign: “Not following up with your prospects is the same as filling up your bathtub without first putting the stopper in the drain.” (Michelle Moore)

At the auto dealership, on...

December 7, 2019

Buffalo Hump had a prophetic vision. The year was 1840, and the Comancheria (Comanche land) was being invaded by hordes of settlers from the East. The sacred hunting grounds of the Plains Indians were becoming farms. The herds of buffalo that had roamed freely in west...

November 30, 2019

Recently, I was asked to explain 2 John 1:10-11. Some think that this scripture is incongruous with our faith. Here it is:

     “If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine,   receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed: For he that biddeth hi...

November 23, 2019

It’s Thanksgiving time in Texas. In the Lone Star State, we celebrate Thanksgiving with a mixture of Plymouth Rock and spicy tamales. Well, actually, we celebrate everything with tamales, chips, and queso.

     Texan families will gather to thank the Lord for His bounti...

November 16, 2019

Is it Breaking News or BROKEN NEWS? What has happened to the news? As kids, we loved the evening newspaper, and enjoyed reading the sports, weather, and news. In college, I would buy a copy of the vaunted New Your Times, just to see “all the news that’s fit to print.”...

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