Monthly Archives: June 2011

Parenting

Dennis the Menace lay motionless in the arms of his mother. As he slept on her lap,       Mrs. Mitchell visited with her husband over the phone. She spoke the sentiments of most every young mom when she said, “We’ve had … Continue reading

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“Glad to be a Dad”

Did you see the hug? It took place yesterday just off the 18th green at Congressional Country Club between golfer Rory McIlroy and his dad. Rory had just won the 2011 U.S. Open Golf Tournament in record-breaking fashion. On Father’s … Continue reading

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Problems

Anybody have problems? I guess that would include all of us. Problems come in a lot of different shapes and sizes. There are health problems; there are financial problems; there are marital problems; and there are personal problems. There are … Continue reading

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Chicken Money

Charles Lowery writes a column for each issue SBC Life that is always a great blessing to pastors. In the June/July 2011 issue he tells a story about a young man who was the new pastor of a small country … Continue reading

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“STIR IT UP”

Two guys stopped at a Texas roadside diner. One of the men loved lots of sugar in his coffee so he grabbed a dispenser and poured three or four teaspoons of sugar into his coffee. Seeing the dispenser was now … Continue reading

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OUR DEACONS PRAY

I read an article this week by Larry Wynn, Vice-President for Evangelism at the North American Mission Board.  He told the story about something that happened to him over thirty years ago in his first pastorate.  He said he had … Continue reading

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“APP”

The American Dialect Society chose “App” as the 2010 word of the year. Each year since 1990, the group has chosen one word to characterize the past twelve months. The shortened slang term for a smart phone application was picked … Continue reading

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