5 Principles of Breakthrough

5 Principles of Breakthrough

Sometimes we get stuck in life. Either we try a variety of ways to get unstuck or simply give up and accept mediocrity. Life can be tough. Tonight I attended a meeting of pastors at Hallmark Baptist Church in Forth Worth. It was the Winter meeting of the Baptist Bible...
Aim for Faithful before Successful

Aim for Faithful before Successful

Since 1948, Gallup Poll has published a list of “the most admired man and woman.” Evangelist Billy Graham has been on that list 61 times, more than anyone else. For comparison, the second closest, President Ronald Reagan, has been on the list 30 times. The...
How to build a church

How to build a church

Back in 1997 I was able to see first hand how a big building is┬áconstructed. Due to our church fire on Christmas, we built a new 16,000 square foot building from the foundation up. It was interesting to see how each of the parts worked together (or didn’t work...
Lessons from the Garden

Lessons from the Garden

Do you have a green thumb? I think I have a brown one. I’ve tried to plant a garden for several years beside our house. But it just doesn’t do very good. I don’t think I have the knowledge nor the patience to have a good garden. It’s a lot...
Grow Up! A call to spiritual maturity

Grow Up! A call to spiritual maturity

I love family. Sometimes it’s great. Sometimes it’s not so great. Like the time after church when we were deciding what restaurant to visit. Some wanted to go to McDonalds. Others wanted to go to Taco Bell. No one would give in. Everybody was arguing. So I...