Tag Archives: Acts 20:7

The Dinner Bell

For many years my grandmother, Alice Cox, lived with her uncle, Forrest Queen, in his farm house in rural Kentucky. Mama Cox taught school and took care of the household chores for her bachelor uncle. Uncle Forrest not only farmed, … Continue reading

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Guardrails

The highway department recently put in a much-needed guardrail along a stretch of road near our house. My wife asked me if I had noticed it. I had not, even though I had driven by there a couple of times … Continue reading

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Tribute

The world is dealing with the shock of the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant. The retired Los Angeles Laker perished in a helicopter crash earlier today at the age of 41. Many people are deeply affected by the passing … Continue reading

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Missing Worship

I am not sure who wrote this poem, but I want to share it with you. It’s about someone who missed the church service. “You missed the fellowship that’s there, You missed the handshake, missed the prayer. You missed the … Continue reading

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Reminder

I put it off for a while, but I finally made a life change that is a concession to my forgetfulness. I started putting my daily medication in a pill box that helps me remember if I have taken my … Continue reading

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Close to God

My old friend Alberta Herron recently passed away at the age of 93. Alberta was a wonderful Christian woman, one of the best members a church could ever have. She cared about people, and you could always count on her … Continue reading

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I Remember You

I recently attended my 40-year high school reunion. Since our graduating class was small, I thought that I would never forget my classmates, no matter how many years would go by. However, when I got to the reunion, I sure … Continue reading

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Friendly Reminder

Yesterday a lady from our dentist’s office called to remind my wife and me that we have appointments today. And this morning, an automated call from my doctor’s office reminded me that I am scheduled to see my family physician … Continue reading

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Fitting Tribute

Last Saturday was the first home game for the University of North Carolina men’s basketball team since the death of their former coach, the legendary Dean Smith. Current North Carolina coach Roy Williams did something special to honor Coach Smith. … Continue reading

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Meal Time

My grandmother spent several years of her adult life living with her bachelor uncle. She was a teacher, and he owned a country grocery store that was about a quarter mile away from the house where they lived. In the … Continue reading

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