Beth Moore study: Missing the Hair Appointment

She sits huddled over her Beth Moore study book like a panhandler over a Happy Meal, drawing nourishment where she can. She doesn’t say much, doesn’t look up much from beneath those dark eyelashes. She keeps her coat on throughout the 2-hour session. But today, sparked by some offering uttered, she peeks up from underneath [Read More…]

Cancel Church, please

I wanted them to cancel church this morning. I am not saying I wanted them to close the doors. That’s not what I mean. I’m talking about forgetting the music and sermon they spent the week planning. I wanted Pastor to call us together as a body and say, “You know what? We aren’t going [Read More…]

The Love of One Pastor

Pastor Smitty and Mis Betty at one of my book events in Georgia this past spring.   My girlfriend was sitting by a hospital bed when I called the other day. “Hey,” she said. “I think there is someone here you will want to speak to.” She put the phone up next to his ear. [Read More…]