Jason Collins and Jesus

There have been many positions taken on the issue of Jason Collins sharing his homosexual lifestyle with the world. So here are some things for believers to consider as we engage with others on the subject.  1. Every person in the world is born with a sinful nature.  This is the book of the genealogy … Continue reading Jason Collins and Jesus


"Then those who gladly received his word were baptized; and that day about three thousand souls were added to them. And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers." (Acts 2:41, 42 NKJV) When my daughter, faith was a preschooler, my wife and I devised a … Continue reading Share!

The Leader’s Point of View

I'm on the road a lot and I give God thanks for my safety. On a weekly basis I find myself in situations where traffic on the interstate slows to a stop. The causes range from accidents and construction to fallen debris like sod, barrels, or furniture. One of the two lanes will get shut … Continue reading The Leader’s Point of View

Wear the Jersey and Hat

When it comes to sports, I'm loyal to my teams. Recently I had a conversation with a sales associate at a men's clothing store about professional football. In the course of the conversation he tried to get me to renounce my Dallas Cowboys and become a fan of his Atlanta Falcons. He wanted me to … Continue reading Wear the Jersey and Hat

Leading With Excellence

“There is a lad here who has five barley loaves and two small fish, but what are they among so many?” (John 6:9 NKJV) My cousin, Anthony Bishop, can bake. I tend to rate cakes on a scale of 1 to Tony. Seriously, his red velvet will make your tongue reach into your skull and … Continue reading Leading With Excellence

Effective Leadership

In the past I've attended church services for special occasions. At the conclusion of the services someone would stand up and thank everyone for making the occasion a "success". I've often wondered what exactly was it that made the program a "success". What was the goal and how did they know the goal had been … Continue reading Effective Leadership

Efficient Leadership

"Then Jesus said, “Make the people sit down.” Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand. So when they were filled, He said to His disciples, “Gather up the fragments that remain, so that nothing is lost.” (John 6:10, 12 NKJV)" Early in our marriage … Continue reading Efficient Leadership