Missing Peace, Week 2 — “Through It All” This Sunday

If you missed last week's launch of the "Missing Peace" series, here's the highlight video: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2402600903386971   This week promises to be both relevant and helpful.  It's called "Through It All" (Not "Around It All," not "Avoid It...

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When You ATTEND A Wedding But Don’t PRESIDE At It

Back on December 28, 2019 (the last decade, depending on how you count it), I attended a wedding at which I did not preside. Huh? Eric Matras, a friend from church, married Angie Wiggins, ANOTHER friend from church.  It turns out that Eric didn't want me to be there...

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What I Am Looking Forward To On February 4

Check this out: My preacher friend John Franklin Howard very kindly reached out to me, I agreed, he got the Uwharrie District to support it and VOILA! The same day the book releases, I get to lead a group of preachers ... on the contents of the book. I hope the result...

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#TBT — Cotton Bowl TENNIS, 1983

When I was a kid, the week between Christmas and New Year’s typically meant the Cotton Bowl. The tennis tournament, not the football game. Huh? That’s right. Dallas was then and is now the host of a holiday-flavored, mostly-indoor tennis tournament. Back in the day,...

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