Category Archives: Family Blogs

Love Your Wife After You’re Gone

I love my wife. I met Dawn when I was 14.  By age 16, I was, to use a word from the old movie Bambi, hopelessly twitterpated.  We dated for 4 years, and we have now been married for over … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to President Trump

Dear Mr. President; One of the things I teach as a pastor, a father, a grandfather, and a volunteer basketball coach is that we need to respect our national leaders.  I believe that this is Biblical, moral, and a necessary … Continue reading

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Abusive Relationships

The words of a prominent Southern Baptist leader (made several years ago but brought to public attention in the last few weeks) has caused a firestorm of anger, accusations, debate, and defense.  The leader essentially said that in the case … Continue reading

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Rape and College Campuses

The media this week has deservedly put great attention on a story coming out of Stanford University.  A male college athlete raped an unconscious drunk female after a party.  The convicted rapist made the news for never admitting to the crime despite overwhelming evidence.  The victim made … Continue reading

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Multiple Wives

In my current sermon series, I’m answering questions submitted by FSBCA members. I won’t have time to answer all of them in a sermon, so I will be answering some of them in my blog. Here’s a good question that … Continue reading

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Tribute To My Father-In-Law

You probably don’t see many of these kind of tributes. In this day and era, it is more common to trash in-laws and put down the extended family than to thank God for them. But, today, I want to thank God … Continue reading

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It’s Not an NFL Problem

This was written prior to this week’s issues regarding Adrian Peterson or the latest allegation announced on September 17 about Cardinal player Jonathon Dwyer.  It is officially an epidemic, but not just in the NFL. People are furious at Roger … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Poverty

FSBCA is in a neighborhood of increasing poverty.  Sometimes, people are poor due to circumstances totally beyond their control.  Sickness or injury hits and destroys earning potential.  Medical bills destroy savings and lead to debt.  Layoffs hit and new jobs … Continue reading

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Cremation and the Christian

What does the Bible say, if anything, about cremation? That was the question I received this week.  The truth is that the Bible has very little to say about cremation.  Burial was the common practice in both the Old and … Continue reading

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Contentment

Some people think I’m just cheap, and after you read this blog, you might agree with them. However, I think of it differently.  I’ve learned to be content without constantly buying new things.  I had to learn to do without … Continue reading

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