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I Never Counted On A Flat Tire

Tuesday’s are normally my half days. Now that the weather is starting to warm up, I’m going to try(I said try) and ride my bike in the afternoon. I tried running, but my heart just wasn’t in it. I enjoy … Continue reading

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I Hate Church Shopping

So, from the beginning, let me get a couple disclaimers out there: #1 – I didn’t say I hate church. I said I hate “Church Shopping”. Both of those things are completely different. I love Church! I need Church. I … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from #guyswknd

A little over a year ago, I attended a Men’s Conference at Geyer Springs First Baptist Church(my church). After the conference, I was part of a Men’s Bible Study that was to last 6 wks. We have now been meeting … Continue reading

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From Grand Canyon to Branson

I get two weeks of vacation each year.  One week we usually do a “staycation.”  Then one week we do a “travel vacation.”   We try and do the “travel vacation” in the Fall when it is cooler and an … Continue reading

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I Hate Running

I hate running.   There is no way around it.   I just don’t like it.  I would much rather bike ride.  However, I ran for the first time in about 10 months this past Sunday morning.  Why you ask? … Continue reading

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“I Go A Fishing”

  For some reason, I’ve had this saying in my head the past couple of days.  Probably because of the time of year.  Tomorrow is SUNDAY!  EASTER SUNDAY!  The day we celebrate the resurrection and ascension of our Lord and Savior Jesus … Continue reading

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Put Out the Fire

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to go to Oklahoma City for work.  Arlyn and I spent the weekend there.  We arrived at a restaurant Saturday evening(Zio’s Italian(delicious by the way)). When we got out of the car to … Continue reading

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From Nothing To Everything

Being raised in church, I have read the Creation Story hundreds of times.  However, about a week and a half ago, it was part of our SS lesson, so it was time to read it again: The Beginning 1 In the … Continue reading

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Is Having A Quiet Time Really Necessary?

About 6 months ago, I decided I was tired of having a tire around my waist.  So, I started using the “myfitnesspal.com” app as a tool to help me lose weight.  It worked.  I ate smaller portions(notice I didn’t say … Continue reading

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Why Don’t We Witness

Tonight I went to dinner with my wife.  We went to Dixie Cafe.  Yes, give me a hard time.  What can I say.  We had a coupon and we love home cooked food.  The food was pretty good.  Too much food, but … Continue reading

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You Only Have To Be Nice To Christians

Last night on the way home, I needed to stop by Mardel or Lifeway to get “Humility” by CJ Mahoney for our Men’s Bible Study.  Mardel was closer so I whipped into there.   The guy was very friendly(Mardel and … Continue reading

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Why Are You Here?

This past Sunday I was sitting in my normal section(like a good Baptist) waiting for the service to begin.  As I sat there waiting, Kristie Hawkins entered along with their two sons Caleb and Will.  They all said hi to … Continue reading

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Where Is God?

This past week, I’ve had to be at the airport a little earlier than normal.  This has allowed me the opportunity to see some beautiful sunrises.  God is such an amazing Artist!  To see the beauty He creates in sunsets … Continue reading

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How Clean Is Your House?

We had 2 couples from SS over last night for Dutch Blitz and UNO.  The whole point of having someone over who has never played Dutch Blitz is to win.  Unfortunately for us, we got thrashed to the ground by … Continue reading

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Men Don’t Need Bible Studies

Several weeks ago at a Men’s Conference, Steve Farrar challenged us as Men to meet together with a small group of guys on a weekly basis for the next 6 weeks.  I don’t know how many of the almost 1,000 … Continue reading

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Lessons from Southwest Airlines …

I traveled commercial the past couple of weeks(yes, I know I’m spoiled).  Have you ever flown Southwest Airlines?  You check in, but don’t get a seat assignment.  You get a lane assignment and a number.  I was fortunate all but … Continue reading

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My Biggest Weakness Is Pride

We all have weaknesses.  I have a lot of weaknesses.  Do you have that one weakness that seems to reappear over and over and over again?  I do.  That weakness is Pride.  Just when I seem to “have it all … Continue reading

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Big Decision

This is my first attempt at any type of Blog.  Therefore I don’t promise any cool stories; great knowledge; or powerful life changing testimonies.  I just promise to say what I’m thinking. About 4 wks ago, I purchased my “ticket” … Continue reading

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