Freedom of Speech

I know there are some who will hate me. And others speak evil of me, For taking a stand for what’s moral And for keeping this nation free. They’ve already gagged social media That work constitutionally — Those that allow us to speak truth, And keep our speech legally free. But, frankly, I won’t letContinue reading “Freedom of Speech”

Healing School Classes Online

GREAT NEWS: The Healing Classes that I teach at a local college are going online this term: Many of you know that as part of my Christian ministry I hold Healing Schools several times a year — in various venues: civic centers, churches, community buildings, private homes, etc. The Lord has used me in thisContinue reading “Healing School Classes Online”

‘Light On My Path’ — my new devotional book

My newest devotional book is out and ready to order —  as a boost to your own personal meditation time, or as a gift to encourage someone you love. Over 100 pages of encouraging, comforting, challenging devotional studies from God’s Word. A straight-forward and down-to-earth presentation of solid truths from Scripture that can be appliedContinue reading “‘Light On My Path’ — my new devotional book”

The Christmas Rescue — a short story

(I post this story annually as part of my celebration of the season. I hope it blesses you.)♥♥♥ The following story is fiction – as are all the characters and the setting. However, the story was inspired directly by the real-life story of one of the most effective and compassionate men in ministry today. BillContinue reading “The Christmas Rescue — a short story”

Harvest Time

  The fields are ripe for harvest.Let’s be about our taskTo spread the Lord’s great mercyAnd love for all who’ll ask. Let’s tell the world of JesusAnd how He took our sin.How God’s granted forgivenessTo all because of Him. Let’s concentrate on lovingThe broken and the lostAnd demonstrate with actionsGod’s love at any cost. Let’sContinue reading “Harvest Time”

The Author Adventures # 3

Most of my friends know that I have a great love for lighthouses, and several years ago, two of my best friends, Roy and Donna Manasco, came across a small print of a painting by Steven Sundram, “Sureal Moments,” which focused on a lighthouse standing as sentry over a vast expanse of beach during aContinue reading “The Author Adventures # 3”

The Author Adventures – # 1

There’s a quote floating around out there among writers and readers that says, “Every book you’ve ever read is just a different combination of 26 letters.” I don’t know where it came from originally. I’ve searched the Internet for a reference, but found none. However, I know that quote is true. And this past week,Continue reading “The Author Adventures – # 1”

My Latest Watercolor Project

My latest watercolor project. In book # 5 of my “Smoky Mountain Novel Series” — which is currently in the writing process — the main character, a Cherokee artisan, is inspired by the Lord to create these Christian-themed dream catchers as a way of helping spread the Gospel truth that Jesus and His Holy SpiritContinue reading “My Latest Watercolor Project”

True North

  In routine life on Planet Earth, there’s one rather ordinary looking piece of equipment that is used by thousands of people every day. It’s called a compass. Hikers, hunters, military personnel, navigators on ships and planes, and even  12-year-old boy scouts and girl scouts out on field trips use a compass as a normalContinue reading “True North”

World Watercolor Month

Hey, you watercolor artists out there — and all of you who have ever thought you might like to dabble in watercolor — did you know that July is World Watercolor Month?  I’m posting my entries for the first four days’ prompts below. But entrants do not have to follow the prompts. It you’d likeContinue reading “World Watercolor Month”

‘QUENTON’S HONOR’ – Now Available on Amazon

What happens when twenty-first century technology comes face to face with the most powerful force the human race has ever known? Find out in this story of intrigue, romance, courage, and faith:  QUENTON’S HONOR. A man’s love for his country; a man’s love for a woman. Securing a nation; capturing a heart. It’s a storyContinue reading “‘QUENTON’S HONOR’ – Now Available on Amazon”