Our Daily Bread

A lesson from Niger. During my recent mission trip to Niger, Africa, I noticed a startling difference from the United States. Traffic lights! After spending a week in the city of Niamey, I only saw 5 traffic lights and 4 of those weren't even on. But, even without traffic lights, thousands of people took to … Continue reading Our Daily Bread

Happy New Year!

This morning my wife Melissa and I talked about the New Year. I explained to her that the New Year isn't as significant to me as my birthday that comes later in the month because of the experiences I had growing up in Birmingham in the 80's and 90's when I was in high school.  … Continue reading Happy New Year!

A Thanksgiving Blessing

I'll never forget the holiday our family grew. Early in our marriage, Melissa the kids and I would either visit her family or mine for Thanksgiving. Well one particular year, we were hosting everyone at our house. It made us feel like grown ups! I was really excited and talked about it at work with … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Blessing