Honest (Almost) Confessions of an Introvert during COVID-19

Honest (Almost) Confessions of an Introvert during COVID-19

May 17, 2020

Hi.  My name is Al.  I am an introvert.  Let me introduce you obnoxious extroverts (just kidding) to an introvert.  Introverts do not mind being alone.  It is not that we do not like or love people, we do.  It is that we like them in small doses for short amounts of...[more]

National Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer

May 7, 2020

Today is the National Day of Prayer.  The first Thursday in May was established by Congress in 1952 as a National Day of Prayer and was then duly autorized by then President Harry S. Truman.  This annual day of prayer is overseen by a task force of Jews and Christians since the day was...[more]

Ridgecrest

Ridgecrest

April 26, 2020

I have always believed and still do that those who choose to become Southern Baptists are often more committed to what it means to be a Southern Baptist than those who are born into it.  I could be wrong about that, but my informal observations have proven to me over the years that I see being...[more]

Choices

Choices

April 24, 2020

I begin with a clear memory about a time when I witnessed the power of choices.  I had been convinced to get on a plane and cross the Atlantic to serve as a part of a mission team leading a pastors conference in Monrovia, Liberia.  I was convinced by a pastor friend of mine to go...[more]