The Wonder of a Name (December 8th, 2017)

Does your name have any special significance? I mean were you named after someone special or does it have a special meaning? I don’t think that it is a common as it used to be. I have been working in the church for well over 15 years and I have heard many unique names that parents have given to their … Read More

The Wonder of a Star (December 1st, 2017)

I have been watching the eyes of my youngest son light up as the Christmas decorations have been going up this year. At my house I have put up enough outside Christmas decorations to compete with Clark Griswold, but I haven’t done this in the last 5 years. Why might you ask? Well my excuse for the last 5 years … Read More

November 4th, 2017 In a few words…

I am a South Texas boy, born and raised. I grew up around firearms and learned how and how not to use them. I grew up in a culture that saw owning a firearm as important as being able to go to church. That being said I understand how difficult the discussion can be around people who have been raised … Read More

October 30th, 2017 In a few words…

As we say goodbye to October and hello to November this week I wanted to remind all of us about what thanksgiving is. Not the holiday of Thanksgiving, but the word thanksgiving. The word thanksgiving is defined as the act of giving thanks; grateful acknowledgment of benefits or favors, especially to God. It is not intended to be just a day that we … Read More

October 23, 2017 In a few words…

The Astros being back in the World Series has been an exciting experience for me so far. I have been a fan of the Astros for way longer that I can remember. Do you need proof? Well here is a photo of me at the age of 3, circa 1983. My memories of being an Astros fan go back to … Read More