Archives for Jul 2017

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Who Sinned?

Many of you responded to my newsletter from last week regarding mental illness issues and suicide. It seemed to touch a nerve. Thankfully, both of these issues are more “on the table” to be discussed, addressed, and prayed about than ever before. Because of my own family tragedy earlier this summer, I am naturally paying more attention...Read More

Dying of Despair

In the August/September issue of “First Things”, author Aaron Kheriaty explains why more Americans are committing suicide. As many of you know, this is an issue very close to my family as a result of the recent tragedy in our lives. I share this with you knowing that this issue has not only affected my life but many of yours as well...Read More

Dysfunctional Families

We hear this phrase a lot, dysfunctional families. No one should be surprised. The Bible begins with a breakdown in family between Adam and Eve, continues with Cain and Abel, Noah and his family, Abraham and Sarah. But, probably, there is no greater dysfunction than the family of Isaac, Rebecca, Jacob, and Esau...Read More

Within our Body

As we prepare to move downtown in the next 1-1/2 years, I have been praying about our potential impact. With the downtown area having so much that affects all of Dallas in business, politics, medical, law, retail, residential living, etc., how can we find people in our congregation that might have impact in these areas...Read More