Category Archives: Health

Ten things I’ve learned from those who have NOT fallen in ministry

“Dad, how will people know you haven’t done something like that?” asked my 19-year-old daughter as we discussed the growing list of resignations and terminations in Baptist life. “Because he’s still above the ground,” quipped my wife, Michelle, as only a 20-year veteran middle school teacher can. Later, Michelle took a more serious tone when she […]

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Lives at Stake

It’s been nearly 12 years since an uninvited guest appeared at my office and asked for an opportunity to visit with me. Little did I know that visit would so dramatically impact my life. After introducing himself and stating that he was there to talk with me about a pressing subject, the man asked if […]

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The post I never had the courage to write

My family tree is diseased. Like every family tree in humanity, my family tree is diseased by sin. Sins take many forms and the overarching consequence of sin, which is death, besets us in various ways. Death has visited my family quite frequently in the form of cancer. Thankfully, due to God’s grace in His […]

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