Where To Find Courage

Where To Find Courage

Courage is the ability to face difficulty, danger, or pain without crippling fear.  And because life presents us with difficulty, danger and pain we all have opportunities to demonstrate courage.  Like when we face the prospect of failing a test, losing a job, hearing back from the doctor about a suspicious growth, discovering one of […]

Babe Caught Me Unprepared

Babe Caught Me Unprepared

Texas beaches along the Gulf of Mexico stretch far and flat. Long and lonely they offer no resistance to a hurricane’s windy blast or tidal surge. Realizing this, builders perch homes on stilts so the wind and waves will pass under them. For three successive summers Bill and Babe Renfro let my family vacation at […]

How Jesus Dealt With Distractions

How Jesus Dealt With Distractions

Because I work from home, I continually deal with distractions. Unread e-mails, sports scores to check, news to read, phone calls to answer, phone calls to make, my wife asking for help, the dog wanting to go out, the dog wanting to come in, the dog wanting to eat, the dog wanting to play ball, […]

Is Jesus like Superman?

Is Jesus like Superman?

Some people think following Jesus is as impossible as following Superman. They have no problem tailing Clark Kent up fifty flights of stairs, but things get tougher when the Man of Steel leaps off the roof and flies away. Such thinking is based on the idea that Jesus flipped from his human to divine nature […]