Leaving a . . .

Leaving a . . .

I have two roads I travel on to work. Each day I make a choice. But no matter which way I go, I am confronted with part of my history. In one direction, I pass by Papaw and Mamaw Arnold’s old house. It is empty now, so it looks abandoned. But that is not what I...
Value Added

Value Added

Wedding season, as it is known in a pastor’s world, is coming to an end. All over the country, countless people walked the isle and said the vows. No doubt, many wedding services included these familiar words: If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels,...
Classical Quotes

Classical Quotes

John Adams, as a founding father, was the 2nd President of the United States and was the first Vice President. Before that he was an lawyer, author, statesman, diplomat and was a critical leader in America’s struggle for...
Love Is . . .

Love Is . . .

“Daddy, what is it like to be in love?” She has not asked me yet, but I know that day is coming. It will probably after meeting some idiot (did I really write that?) who wants to ask her on a date. I confess that I do not like him already. One day my...
Are You Kidding Me?

Are You Kidding Me?

We had our first student protest last week. Now when I say protest, do not hear pitchforks and torches. Remember these are classically trained students who are learning to be persuasive with humility and grace. They are learning that they have the potential to affect...