Category Archives: ministry work

Do Your Best

My dad used to always encourage me to do my best. He would say, “Son, if you are playing a basketball game and you don’t leave the game with at least three fouls, you probably didn’t play hard enough. You … Continue reading

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I Need a Job

I was at the park the other day and I saw a lady walking a beautiful, energetic puppy that must have been about 4 months old. I asked her if it was a Belgian Malinois and she replied that it … Continue reading

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Who Do You Represent

A while back I found some big “Driftwood Baptist Church” magnets in the pastor’s office at the church.  I decided to put one on the side of my car and do some free advertising for the church.  I have to … Continue reading

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Chaplaincy CPE Program – Unit One

My current chaplaincy program is coming to an end.  I will complete my first CPE unit this week.  During the last 6 months I have thoroughly enjoyed working with the staff at the hospital. It has helped me develop an … Continue reading

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Wait Training and Staying in Line

I was stuck in downtown Buda the other day waiting on a train.  And I was waiting and waiting and waiting.  The railroad crossing arms were down, the lights were flashing and traffic was backed up for a couple of … Continue reading

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Teach Your Children

Our granddaughter Avery who is kindergarten wrote her first book. On the first page she drew a stick figure picture of Jesus standing next to her with the words “God is Love.” In the rest of her book she goes … Continue reading

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A Great Redeemer – He Meets Us Where We Are

One of the things we have talked about consistently and considerably in our group discussions in the chaplaincy training program has to do with taking plenty of time with people who are hurting.  We must always take the time to … Continue reading

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