A Difference Maker

| September 14, 2019

In Ezra 7:10 the Bible says, “For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.” Most would agree that Ezra was a difference maker.  Exactly what did he do in order to accomplish the things he did?  In the […]

Around and Around…

| March 15, 2013

That first day we woke up early, assembled the men and began to walk. We walked, not saying a single word, hearing only the blare of trumpets behind us. I could tell the men were excited and ready! The second day we again rose early and began our trek. The warriors with me were anxious, […]


| February 7, 2012

I make the turn down our road, fish-tailing my little Datsun with glee, slowing down quickly before my car is in view of my ever watchful father. When I hit the creosote bridge it sounds out a thump-thump-thump-thump-thump, in quick succession. My hand, and left foot work in unison, gearing down again into second for […]

Is it that obvious?

| December 7, 2009

When I was about nine years old I stayed at a friend’s house during a revival in Pasadena, TX. After we went to bed and I fell asleep, my friend snuck out of bed and took a slice of chocolate cake. The next morning, his mother asked me whether or not I or my friend […]


| October 25, 2009

“How beautiful upon the mountains Are the feet of him who brings good news, Who proclaims peace, Who brings glad tidings of good things, Who proclaims salvation, Who says to Zion, ‘Your God reigns!’” (Isaiah 52:7). Surprisingly, there are more verses containing the word “peace” in the Old Testament Book of Isaiah (King James Version) […]