39 Years and Counting

Posted by on 8.22.13 in Marriage and the Family, Personal, Tupelo

What were you doing 39 years ago today?

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Loosening the Dirt

Posted by on 6.2.13 in Chicago, Personal, Radio, Tupelo

Two weeks ago when we flew to Chicago, I got a message from Chris Fabry asking if I would appear on his radio program to talk about the Moody Pastors Conference and whatever else was on my mind. It turned out that we discussed many personal things, mostly centering on how the Lord led us from Chicago to Tupelo to Dallas and how our lives hav…

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“He Got Out!”

Posted by on 4.21.13 in Good Friday-Easter, Theology, Tupelo

One little boy couldn’t wait for the end of the story.

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Posted by on 12.31.11 in Biking, Personal, Tupelo

A few minutes ago I finished my final bike ride of 2011.My total for the year comes to 1625 miles, pushing my all-time miles ridden to 28449. Today I rode my usual route on the county road from Bissell Baptist Church over to the Natchez Trace. For the last two years they’ve been working on the extension that will bring Highway 6 all the way i…

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Day 5: Betsy’s Story

Posted by on 10.25.11 in China, Evangelism, Keep Believing Ministries, Missions, Travel, Tupelo, Word of Life

Here’s the video from Day 5 in which you get a glimpse of our first session with the students and also we share a testimony from Betsy, a student from Taiwan….

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Friday Scattershooting

Posted by on 1.7.11 in Dudley, Internet/Blogging, Prayer, Tupelo

News and notes from everywhere . . .*I have set out to use the new edition of Operation World in my prayer times this year. I highly recommend the book for anyone who wants the most up-to-the minute glimpse of what God is doing around the world.*"Snow Expected in Region This Weekend.” That’s the Friday headline in the Tupelo paper….

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The Great Don Wildmon

Posted by on 9.19.10 in Personal, Tupelo

“We’re here tonight to honor the great Don Wildmon."That’s how emcee Gil Mertz introduced last night’s gala banquet at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. If there’s one thing I know for certain, it’s that the guest of honor didn’t want anyone calling him great. It’s not his style.&n…

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Day 1 at the Values Voter Summit

Posted by on 9.17.10 in Current Events, Travel, Tupelo

This morning we woke up at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. This grand old hotel has welcomed kings and queens, presidents and potentates over its storied 80-year history. This weekend several thousand eager conservative activists have gathered for the Values Voter Summit. Given the rise of the Tea Party movement and the upcoming midterm …

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This and That

Posted by on 1.23.10 in Keep Believing Ministries, Missions, Personal, Travel, Tupelo

*I’m writing this note at 11:45 PM on Friday night. In just a few hours I’ll be on my way to the SIM Missionary Village in Sebring, Florida. It’s a lovely spot established for missionaries who have returned to the States after 30 or 40 or 50 years on the mission field. I’m the speaker for their Bible conference that starts o…

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Friendship Gathering This Thursday Night

Posted by on 1.19.10 in Keep Believing Ministries, Tupelo

If you live anywhere near Tupelo, MS, you are invited to our first-ever KBM Friendship Gathering this Thursday (January 21) from 7-9 PM at the home of Bert and Danna Duncan, 1876 Pecan Grove in Tupelo. This is a home version of the Friendship Banquet we had in Chicago in October. We’ll start with some refreshments, then we’re going to h…

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