Category Archives: Family

Children, Luke’s Gospel, and the names of Jesus

As a parent there are some moments when you think, “wow, I am doing ok, my kids may not need counseling after all.” Just the other day, my middle daughter Kenzie, wanted to show me something that she had been … Continue reading

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Back from NCYM, Story, Family and Us!

I have been back now from NCYM for most of the week. As always the time away from ministry renews and fills me to enter again the world of serving and giving. It is nice to be poured into, after … Continue reading

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The true Spirit of Christmas…

Saturday my daughter’s and I along with some other good people we worship with and serve at Chisholm Trail church of Christ delivered food baskets to some folks in our community. I wanted my girls to be a part of … Continue reading

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Sometimes, as a dad, I think I am doing things right. Jennifer and I have been ever since the girls were newborn, have prayed and sung with and to them. I really believe that if you raise a child up … Continue reading

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Midweek update: Thursday, Feb.17, 2011

Midweek update: Thursday, Feb.17, 2011 ============================================ A word from the Word: Read Exodus 1-3 “ 7 The LORD said, “I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out because of their slave drivers, … Continue reading

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Youth Ministry Update: For the Trail (CTYG Student Ministries)

Midweek update: Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 ======================================== A word from the Word: Isaiah 1 “18 “Come now, let us settle the matter,” says the LORD. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they … Continue reading

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A beautiful conversation

My middle daughter had a sore on her foot last week, and we had been putting the proper ointment and band-aids on her boo-boo. Well, one day last week, at bed time after our prayers and songs, Kenzie asked me … Continue reading

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Mdweek update: The Trail Student Ministries

Good afternoon, Word for the Day: Romans 5:8 I have been reading through the book of Romans this week, and you know God’s Word is just amazing. I was especially touched by the familiar passage in Romans 5:8, that “God … Continue reading

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Sermon Outline—Leadership Lessons from Nehemiah “Fighting For Your Family”

Sunday, July 18, 2010 – Nehemiah 4:13-15 Families are important* Relationships are key Parents/grandparents your job is  not done Students: you need your parents Nehemiah 4:13-15 makes what’s at stake urgent and personal Exposed places – where are they in … Continue reading

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bad blogger: grateful daddy

It’s true. I am probably one of the worst bloggers in the big 0le blogosphere. Sometimes I want to write, or rant, but most of time I am engaged in grad. home work, church ministry, or family stuff that blogging … Continue reading

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