“Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what liesContinue reading “Pressing on in 2014”
Monthly Archives: December 2013
Christmas with the Wise Men (Part 2) – bring your gifts to Jesus!
As I shared in a previous post, the story of the wise men is always a highlight of the Christmas story for me. Yes, we all know the story of how they brought their gifts to Jesus… “After hearing the king, they went on their way. And there it was—the star they had seen inContinue reading “Christmas with the Wise Men (Part 2) – bring your gifts to Jesus!”
Reflections on 20 years of marriage
“He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.” (Proverbs 18:22, ESV) Today my wife Becky and I celebrated our 20th anniversary. On December 18, 1993 at Rainsville First Baptist Church we became husband and wife, beginning a wonderful journey together. Here we are a few weeks ago. SheContinue reading “Reflections on 20 years of marriage”
Christmas with the Wise Men (Part 1) – See the light and come to Jesus!
The story of the wise men is one of my personal favorite parts of the Christmas story in the Bible… “Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king ofContinue reading “Christmas with the Wise Men (Part 1) – See the light and come to Jesus!”