Making it Count

This is the tale of a young man who has shown me what it means to press on towards the goal. His story inspires me, and I pray it will inspire you as well! The tale is about a young man who I will call “Clayton.” Clayton is a speech and debate student I have had the privilege to teach. To just look at him compete, you would think that he is one of those genius naturals who were born for the stage. His exuberance for performance stems from a genuine desire to make a difference, whether it be to bring others laughter or … Continue reading Making it Count

I’ll take some science with my faith, please

I don’t like confrontations.  I’ll drive halfway across town (and trust me: Dallas is a s-p-r-e-a-d out town) if it means avoiding conflict.  Arguing politics or religion makes me nervous…in fact, one of the reasons I started this blog was to give me a format in which I could share the good news of Christ — without the risk of argument and without a bunch of questions that I don’t know how to answer and that might make me doubt my own faith. Such as… If God is good, why does he allow such evil to be in the world?  How can a person literally be … Continue reading I’ll take some science with my faith, please

Huckabee Calls for a Texas Debate

Governor Mike Huckabee is creeping up on Senator John McCain in the polls!! The momentum is his for the taking. He has challenged Senator McCain to a debate prior to the March 4th primary, and 10,000 voters have signed their name to his petition. What about it, Senator McCain? Can we please have a coherent conversation between the two of you about the issues? If you’d like to see a debate between McCain and Huckabee, sign the letter here. Debating is a form of persuasion that has been around a very long time. One of the strongest Biblical debaters was … Continue reading Huckabee Calls for a Texas Debate

Huckabee and the Master’s Plan

Remember the story of Joseph? I can’t even imagine what must have been going through his mind as various seemingly horrible things came his way: His brothers threw him in the well They sold him as a slave After becoming a successful manager, he was falsely accused by Potiphar’s wife and thrown into prison At that point, Joseph becomes immensely successful when he is able to interpret Pharaoh’s dreams. He becomes second-in-command, the head honcho and in charge of ALL the food stores in Egypt. Now, when famine hits, his brothers come to buy food. They had no idea their … Continue reading Huckabee and the Master’s Plan