Moving On

“You cannot step in the same river twice.” “The only two certainties in life are death and taxes.” I hate moving. Yeah, most preachers and their families don’t like moving. We haven’t moved nearly as much as some have. After high school, I moved to Florence, Alabama, to attend International Bible College; I didn’t have […]

What’s Wrong With You?

It’s the question I dread the most. It’s the question that I really don’t know how to answer. It’s the question that can get a bit nosey. It’s the question that can be a little embarrassing. It’s the question I really wish people wouldn’t ask. The question? “What’s wrong with you?” I never know how […]

Papaw Lee

Every October 12 I go back to a small house in the little town of Camargo, Kentucky. I remember parking just off the little road where my grandparents lived because there were far too many cars in the driveway to put my Mazda there. I got out of the car, unbuckled my one-year-old son (well, […]

It’s in My DNA

Every day has the possibility of changing our lives forever. A drunk man’s decision to get behind the wheel of an automobile can take the dearest person in all the world away from us. An employer’s asking to meet with us might mean the end of a promising position. A heated argument can bring an […]

It’s Not Rocket Science

I vividly recall sleeping in what we boys called “Aunt Thelma’s room” at Mamaw and Papaw’s on April 12, 1981. Dad tiptoed in the room as not to wake my sleeping brothers and told me it was time to get up and come to the TV. Walter Cronkite was on live from Cape Canaveral where […]