Daily Devos

(August 2nd) The Last Goodbye

Today is my last day as the preacher for the church of Christ in Guy, Arkansas. In all my time (seven years) I’ve never regretted the decision to be the preacher here. The people have been so good to our family, through ups and downs, periods of great growth […]

(July 30th) Moments and Memories

We had a great Sunday yesterday at the Guy church of Christ. I preached my final sermon and though I still have one more class to go, it certainly feels like we’ve reached a point of finality. I can’t help but reflect and consider all our happy memories over […]

(July 19th) Absence makes the heart grow fonder

I made this point during the sermon last Sunday night. We were talking about “random things” and I said “if presence is the opposite of absence, and absence makes the heart grow fonder, what does presence make?”

The answer?
Familiarity breeds contempt!
I was joking of course, because the fact is after […]

(July 17th) This world is not my home

As I said yesterday, we’re homeless. Sure, sure, we have places to stay (my parents’ farm, some brethren in Batesville), and come the first of August we’ll have our rent house secured and that will be our house for the next few years before we (Lord Willing) decide to […]

(July 16th) All our possessions…

We finally closed on our house today. We are officially homeless.

Most of our stuff is at a storage facility in Greenbrier. It’s a surreal sight to see all that we have to our name all in one place, and all able to fit inside two moderately sized tin boxes. […]

(July 12th) Get your head in the clouds!

As a kid I was a chronic day-dreamer. I still am. Often I’ll find myself busy working on a task one minute and then, without knowing when or how it happened, ten minutes will have passed and I’ll be off in my head dwelling on some random thing that […]