posted on April 19, 2017
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I've learned a lot about God and money from Steve in the past 27 years. The most enduring image for me is Steve's reminder that all resources come from the Lord and fully belong to the Lord. What we call "ours" is really just His, on temporary l...  More >

posted on April 18, 2017
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The Monday after Jesus' resurrection was the first time the disciples awoke with a fresh understanding of who Jesus was adn who they were in relationship with the Risen Lord.  Their relationship with Him has been catapulted to a new level.&nb...  More >

posted on April 15, 2017
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The expanse of time between Good Friday and Easter Sunday is not insignificant.  It is a day for waiting. You've waited before, right? Waited in traffic,waited for news after a job interview,waited on medical test results that could change...  More >

posted on April 10, 2017
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I'm addressing this blog to anyone who plans to worship on Easter weekend at any church, anywhere, at any time.   I'm especially writing this blog for the people who attend the church that I pastor.   The First United Methodist...  More >

posted on March 31, 2017
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We started a little late this year, but we've planted seeds for our garden. We put some young plants into the ground, but my daughter really wanted to grow vegetables from seeds. So we are doing that too.  And oh, keeping those tiny sprouts a...  More >

posted on March 28, 2017
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I remember come back from Okinawa and moving back to San Angelo with my family in 1968.   We had lived in Okinawa for four years and had loved living in the Far East.   We swam in the China Sea and explored countless caves that...  More >

posted on March 20, 2017
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There are times in our lives when our purpose is before us with such clarity and power, that there is no stopping us.   Our family always has fun going to the beach at Destin, Florida.   We love the ocean, the beach, and fami...  More >

posted on March 17, 2017
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We took our kids to Garner State Park for a few days during spring break. We tent camped (in the rain, of course) and spent several days hiking up and down the gorgeous "mountains" of Texas Hill Country. It was so great to have several days of fam...  More >

posted on March 13, 2017
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My grandaughter Addie Grace calls me Papa.  It's a title that I've learned to love.  Addie is four and is learning to read but she is not quite ready to read a book on her own.  She has a fun habit of pointing to words and saying;...  More >

posted on March 3, 2017
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When did you fast last? Is this a discipline that is part of your regular devotion and spiritual life, a practice you take on during Lent, or something you've never tried? I will admit that I'm not very good at engaging this life-enriching practi...  More >

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