Category Archives: Miscellaneous

MOMM: The Death of a Beloved Teacher

The look on his face is classic Mr. Mimms.  I should know.  I had seen that look hundreds of times before I summoned the courage to snap this candid photo for our high school yearbook.  I can only imagine what he was thinking! … Continue reading

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Virginia Baptists & Religious Liberty

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government … Continue reading

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Winning Friends In the SBC & Beyond

“If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.”  Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States It’s amazing what influence you can have with those around you, especially those whom … Continue reading

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Golf In The Desert: 3 Out Of 4 Ain’t Bad!

On Friday, I ventured out to Desert Lakes Golf Course in Alamogordo, NM to play golf.  Surrounded by the Sacramento Mountains to our east and White Sands National Monument to our west, the sky was a cloudless blue and the breeze was blowing … Continue reading

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Reaching A Verdict: My Day As A Juror

“We, the jury, find the defendant, NOT GUILTY.”  As the foreperson for the jury, I had the responsibility to read the unanimous verdict that my fellow jurors and I had arrived at after deliberating behind closed doors for almost an hour .  … Continue reading

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Are You Ready For Some Football & Jesus!

 Thank you to my Lord and savior Jesus Christ for blessing me to play the sport I so dearly love for almost three decades.  Emmitt Smith Thank you. Thank you. I am still standing. And I give all the glory … Continue reading

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Weekend Seven: Posts You May Have Missed

The last of the kids rode off into the sunset Friday evening.  No, not my kids.  The kids who attended Saddle Ridge Ranch, our church’s Vacation Bible School, left the building after their week-long adventure came to an end.  But, like good Baptists, we sent … Continue reading

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