I run a transitional home for troubled young people who are facing unfavorable circumstances.  As inspiring as this may sound, our facility could be a toxic and dangerous environment if a system wasn’t in place to insure everyone’s success. So as you could imagine our first protocol is safety.  I have interviewed

Earlier this year, after a loss to Ole Miss in Tuscaloosa, Alabama’s football program was deemed a dying dynasty. The Crimson Tide responded by ripping off nine wins in a row, and for the most part they did it in a dominating fashion. This weekend the Tide will play in

As many of you know, I am now a published author. My book, ‘Before History Dies’, debuted two days ago and it’s already an Amazon best seller in the non fiction/government section. Now, I’m not the type of person that likes to self promote, so this post isn’t going to

October is Pastor appreciate month, and I want to take a moment to tell you about my Pastor. I met Pete Orta​ around five years ago. At that time, I was desperately hooked on drugs and facing possible prison time. I had burnt every bridge available, and I couldn’t find

Tim Tebow: In an age where sexual immorality is grossly celebrated, you can no longer be praised for choosing to be abstinent. Indeed, the moment you take a stand for yourself you will be mocked and ridiculed for being such a “square” by the real moral standards of today, the

I tried for a day off today.  This doesn’t mean I could just completely check out, but it did mean I didn’t have to prepare a sermon for this morning.  Most days of the week I put in about four hours of study in order to teach a class by 10:00

The world is always preaching self improvement.  Do this or do that to be a better you.  Get a routine.  Work out.  Get educated.  Grind your teeth until you abstain from your weaknesses.  This all sounds feasible, yet how often do they fail us?  I can’t tell you how many

It’s that time of year again.  College football is about to don our living rooms once more.  Therefore, it’s also time for my yearly pigskin preview.  After last year’s exciting playoff finale, what will this year have in store for us?  Will Ohio State repeat?  Will the SEC rise again?

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