Monthly Archives: June 2014


Spying Out the Land

With passion blazing in his eyes, the old man wagged his finger. “Young man, next year, there’s going to be 100,000 atheist, communist youth gathered in our city. I want you to pray about preaching Jesus to them.” My mouth dropped. The communists had built a wall around the city of Berlin. There were machinegun […]

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Life Lessons from the NBA Finals

Full disclosure – I’m a San Antonio Spurs fan, an avid Spurs fan. Many of these insights are taken from watching the Spurs throughout the entire NBA playoffs. However, most of them were observed during the finals against the Miami Heat. The following are life lessons we can all draw from the NBA playoffs. 1. […]


A Witness to Murder

John Bass appealed to Mr. Thomas not to kill the Native American, but Thomas wouldn’t listen. Thomas had already shot him and left him for dead. When he learned that he was still alive, Thomas pursued the Choctaw and killed him. When I read the 1806 documents detailing what my third great grandfather, John Bass, […]

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When the Judge Meets Grace

We must never compromise God’s standard. We are a people of grace, not condemnation. Holy is the Lord. Jesus is full of grace. Obedience to the Word of God brings intimacy with God. We are no longer living under the law, but we are free in the Holy Spirit. The above statements may seem contradictory, […]