Vacation

Vacation. Yep, I’ve been on one for a little while now – I haven’t posted here since December 17. The weekend after the 17th was full and fun and then we headed to my wife’s parents for a few days before Christmas, we arrived at my parents’ home late on Christmas Eve, and we returned […]

Happy Thanksgiving

I started writing this post on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, but I didn’t get it finished until Thursday, November 26, 2015. Some of the date references are a little “off,” but I’ve chosen to keep them. I didn’t get to post yesterday. I had a busy, busy day (formatting a book is always hectic). I […]

Wednesday Evening Bible Study

Today is Wednesday, and that means my family and I will drive to the Star City church of Christ for Bible study. Mom and Dad dragged me to Wednesday night at church as far back as I can remember. Homework? Didn’t matter. Something good on TV? Didn’t matter. Really just didn’t want to go? Didn’t […]

Polishing the Pulpit

I’ve written about my love for Polishing the Pulpit (PTP) before – during my time at PTP, my spirit is rejuvenated and I am encouraged to work all the more earnestly in God’s kingdom. I see many dear friends, whom I deeply love, once a year at Polishing the Pulpit. I love Sunday morning worship […]

I’m Fine

I’ll walk into the church building and someone will ask me how I’m doing, and I’ll truthfully say, “I’m doing fine.” The response is often, “You don’t look fine.” I know what these sweet folks mean: “Justin, I can see you’re having a bad day walking and you’re in pain and you look weak in […]