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John Wesley’s Epitaph

John Wesley started a religious movement in the 1700s that eventually became the United Methodist Church. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Reasons Why ‘Charismatic’ And ‘Methodist’ Are NOT Oxymorons

Throughout most of the 20th Century and now into the 21st, charismatic and Methodist Christians have had very little to do with each other. read more

“Gods At War” Series Begins With “Godogamy”

Most of the time, when most of us read biblical stories warning us against the dangers of idolatry, we breathe a sigh of relief: “Well, I don’t have any little tin gods around the house, so I’ve got nothing to worry about.” read more

When A Friend Launches A New Venture

Claude Kayler is the founding pastor of Good Shepherd, having served it from its inception in 1991 to 1999. He is also one of my BFF Preacher Friends. read more

Kristi Phillips Becomes Director Of Missions At Good Shepherd

Last week, while I was away in Austin, Kristi Phillips began her new position as the Director of Missions at Good Shepherd. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Steve Miller Band Songs

The other day as I was driving around town “Jet Airliner” came on the radio. So of course I said to myself: “it’s about time for a Top Five Tuesday involving the Steve Miller Band. read more

Guess Who Won A Spelling Bee?

My 103 year old mother, at her Assisted Living Facility in Buda, Texas. read more

A Box Set … And Other “Box Sets” I Keep

While on this quick trip to the Texas Hill Country visiting my mother and her new assisted living facility, I decided to decorate her room in the best way I knew how. With a box set of these five books from Abingdon Press. read more