July 2015

Hello friends! I hope this letter finds you well, and no offense is pulled from it.  For starters, I wanted to share a little of my background with you.  I live in a ministry in Denison, Texas called In Triumph.  This ministry takes in young men who may be in

My heart is still bruised.  Yesterday I tried to carry a burden that was too heavy for my heart to even hold.  My 8 year old boy got tangled in a sin that he had been in trouble with before.  I was angry, but once my pulse began to find

The Kennedy assassination is a mystery.  Did Lee Harvey Oswald murder President Kennedy alone, or was he encouraged by others to commit the crime of the century? Because of the mass confusion that swirls around this case, I wanted to present a simple guideline of evidence that would prove a

It seems as if America is obsessed with racism.  Anytime a situation of race arrives we seem to voluntarily poke at old wounds until they fester.  (All in the name of ridding our country of racism…of course.)  Simply put, if something even semi-racist occurs we act as if America alone

Galatians 5:16-17 “But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from

In 1776, thirteen States separated themselves from a controlling government that dictated their laws without the vote of its people. On this day, every State was declared to be a sovereign State no longer bullied by a single supreme authority. Today, our government is dictating how each State should be

I once took a four man boat to an island of Greece, where at the edge of the water sat a small restaurant.  The tables were perched outside while the wind whisper good conversation across the tops of your ears.  It was there that I watched the cooks beat a

They say the only perfect parents are those without kids, and from what I know, it’s true for leaders as well.  In discipling young adults, making mistakes is inevitable, but the burden of those mistakes shouldn’t bleed over to the next season.  Since great lessons are buried inside of these blunders,

The best part about being a creative type is the ability to detach from reality.  However, at the ripe age of 42, if I decide to take a trip to Neverland, I must return home before dark.  My responsibilities of family and ministry give me healthy limitations, but I do

I have a confession to make, but I do not know if it truly qualifies as a confession when I have no intentions of stopping.  If you have ever been so kind to have invited my wife and I over for dinner, the moment the conversation began to gravitate from