There’s a quote from Jason Robard’s character, Frank Buckman in the 80s movie Parenthood, that’s been on my mind a lot lately. He says, speaking of parenting, “There is no end zone. You never cross the goal line, spike the ball and do your touchdown dance. Never.” When my children were young I couldn’t appreciate the weight of that simple analogy. Years later, those words have crashed into my soul with the power of a tsunami, time and time again.
A traditional show of lament, suffering or grief was for the people of Israel (among others) to tear, or rend, their clothing. It was an outward sign of what was going on in their hearts […]
It’s nearly Christmas, so our family is traveling. The drive is long, so we stopped about halfway to spend the night. I was able to sneak out while the others slept for a little peace […]
We need more role models that will run into a burning building to save a stranger than ones that will jump on a plane to Cabo instead of honoring their word.
Just over 20 years ago, I made one of the best decisions ever and married my wife, Holly. Within a few weeks of the honeymoon, we were all moved into our new apartment in Nashville, […]
For as long as I’ve attended concerts, those passes hanging around the necks of stage crews, production techs, security and other concert officials have always intrigued and beckoned me: Getting to go “behind the scenes” where so few are allowed, flashing your badge like it’s on loan from the FBI to allow you access to coveted information, famous artists, and the “inside” scoop.
“He’s gone.” Just two words. I received those two words as a text from a friend’s wife this week. My friend, my Brother in CHRIST, passed unexpectedly and way too early. In an instant a […]
And as for you, brothers and sisters, never tire of doing what is good. 2 Thessalonians 3: 13 What a wonderful time of year! Spring is in the air, flowers are blooming, the temperature is […]
Tim Hawkins pretty much sums up my feelings about Chick-Fil-A. If you’ve never listened to his song, you must do so (after reading the rest of this post!). One of the amazing things about Chick-Fil-A […]
Just last night we as a family got together and started planning out our next couple of weeks. They are already filling up! As we rush head-long into the Christmas season, do you feel like […]