Church Folk

Church Folk

What about church folk? My wife and I went walking this week. The sun was shining, the air was dry and cool, and we spoke of mystery. Rarely do our conversations include theology, but it happened that she was bitten by an ant. What would 

Most People

Most People

The difference is found when we ask. Ask again. And then again. If we think we have the right to know how a person thinks, acts, or what has gone on in their lives, we must ask. We must ask, and even more, listen to the answers.

My Friend Joe (Welcome)

My Friend Joe (Welcome)

No matter how you say it, look at it, or remember it, some of my best days were spent hanging out on the UT campus at the Baptist Student Union. If you do not have a sense of humor, please skip to the next paragraph. 

A Fool For You

A Fool For You

Two fish were swimming upstream. One of them hits his head and turns to the other. He says… “Dam”. A guy walks into a bar with a set of jumper cables in his hand. The bartender looks at him and says… “Don’t come in here 

Listen When Your Aunt DeVi Speaks

Listen When Your Aunt DeVi Speaks

Growing up for me was exciting. There was always something going on. My grandparents were living, my mother had six brothers and sisters, my father had two sisters, and there were cousins that I wanted to be around more than time and distance would allow. 

Another Way

Another Way

Among certain circles, believe it or not, I am considered a source for answers on some sacred texts. I say believe it or not, because really, I am not that great of a source for answers on any sacred text. My small bookcase in my 

Worlds Away

Worlds Away

In my early years on this earth, I had the good fortune to travel to different cities in the United States, and the world, with groups of people who were determined that what they had to offer was what those cities needed. Primarily, the focus