Avoid traps, stay on course with God

“TThe promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off—for all whom the Lord our God will call.” — Acts 2:39 My son, Jake, is a pretty good golfer. He is on the varsity golf team for Diboll High School, and now that his season is over, he gets to … Read more

Freed by Christ 4-16-15

TAXES, TAXES, TAXES. It is that time of year. We all have them. For some people, it is a happy time. For some people, it is a stressful time. But we all have to pay them. God’s Bible says in Matthew 22:21, “Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s and unto God the … Read more

We are on His team and play Satan year round

“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” — Matthew 10:29-31 “Keep your eye on the ball!” a coach … Read more

Crosses are free for all

Surely as you are driving around this East Texas area, you have noticed wooden crosses that say “Jesus is Lord.” Seeing one or two, you might not think anything about it, but pretty soon, you are seeing a bunch of them. In my neighborhood alone, there are tons of them. In Diboll, in Burke, in … Read more

Freed by Christ 4-2-15

Do you feel like you needIn God’s Bible, it says in Mark 16: 6, “But he said to them, ‘Don’t be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen. He is not here …’ “ Jesus Christ paid your penalty of sin. Jesus allowed Himself to be nailed to the cross … Read more

Remembering we may be only light for some

“Perhaps this is the moment for which you have been created.” — Esther 4:14 “Is that another gray hair?” I asked myself while combing my scraggly locks. There’s a few more wrinkles and dark circles under my eyes, too. I blame my 3 children, but I also blame my 7th grade students (past, present, and … Read more

Make mess a message, test a testamony

Life is a mess, sometimes. Actually, oftentimes it is. It can seem that it is falling apart at the seams. Right and left, left and right, there is tragedy. A friend is in the hospital, another friend has relatives that need to go to a dangerous country because of serious sickness in the family there, … Read more

Freed by Christ 3-26-15

Do you feel like you need to be rebuilt sometimes? God’s Bible says in Jeremiah 31: 3-4, “The Lord has appeared of old to me, saying: Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore with loving kindness I have drawn you. Again, I will build you and you shall be rebuilt …” We … Read more