Empty Lots

Yesterday, I went to the Chambers County Property Tax Auction in Alabama. During the auction we were bidding on properties that were described as "lots with improvements" (meaning it had a house or building on it), "lots" (meaning they were empty), or "acres" (meaning it was several acres of undeveloped land). When one particular empty … Continue reading Empty Lots

Advertisements

Love and War

I like to think that I'm a peaceful person. I try to keep anger, bitterness, and wrath under control. But sometimes the aggressive, male part of me slips out and hurts the people I love the most. "Husbands, love your wives and do not be bitter toward them." (Colossians 3:19 NKJV) God tells husbands to love … Continue reading Love and War

My True Identity

I'm a black man raised in a black family, in a black neighborhood. Growing up I lived a normal black life. But I also had another life. You see, each weekday morning I left my black life and rode the school bus to the other side of the city to attend a predominately white school, with … Continue reading My True Identity

Sweep the Path

So the Lord said to him, “Arise and go to the street called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas for one called Saul of Tarsus, for behold, he is praying. And in a vision he has seen a man named Ananias coming in and putting his hand on him, so that he might … Continue reading Sweep the Path