A love story (almost)

If life were to insist that I live full-time in a city and I could pick, Seattle would be at the top of my list. I wouldn’t say I’m in love with Seattle, but I am a bit infatuated with the bustling metropolis on the ridge above Puget Sound. I’d been...
Preaching Hope

Preaching Hope

North Carolina’s sixth annual “Elevating Preaching” conference encouraged preachers to address needed issues while also incorporating elements of hope into their sermons. The conference, co-sponsored by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North...
We’re all in it

We’re all in it

Something like 30,000 people were expected to meander through the Raleigh Convention Center this weekend for the city’s 29th International Festival, and I was happily among them. I suspect we could all use a little more color in our lives, especially when it...
Absent evidence

Absent evidence

Don’t you love those days when you have more stuff to do than you can shake a stick at, but not enough room to shake the stick? I’ve got writing projects galore to get on with, not to mention Nurturing Faith videos to record, but my “studio”...

Oh, my achin’ back …

I’m too old for this. Really. But too cheap to hire professional movers. So, with a promising sale of Susan’s house in Macon on the horizon, we spent the weekend packing and cleaning and digging a drainage ditch the inspector wanted and making runs to...