She entered my office with tears in her eyes. She was shaking uncontrollably and it was obvious, whatever was the cause of this emotional outburst, she was devastated. She sat in one of my chairs and leaned forward letting her hair cover her face to hide her pain. After a few...Read More
It was Avon Malone who I heard use this illustration first. It touched and challenged me so deeply that I have used it in sermons for years. It is about the father whose twelve year old boy is in a hospital battling a terminal illness. The boy, and his father, had been suddenly...Read More
Can it really be true that marriages can survive such things as affairs, abuse, conflict, and neglect. The answer is yes. I have seen, and counseled, many who are survivors of those things and more. When two people are on the same page religiously, emotionally, and, most of...Read More
Jack Smith has been preaching full-time for over thirty-five years with twenty-five of them with the same congregation in Hot Springs, Arkansas.