Reading While Black

Reading While Black

An objective for The Church at West Franklin in 2021 (and beyond) is for our church to embrace, love, learn from, and do life with those who have a different skin color. A tiny way we are moving in this direction is by having the staff ministry team read Esau...
Top Ten Books of 2020

Top Ten Books of 2020

2020 has been a rough year. But it did allow for more reading time. And, man aren’t you glad there is an abundance of remarkable books out there to be read! Here are my favorites from this year, in no particular order. . . Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi...
Behold The Lamb of God Who Takes Away Our Sin!

Behold The Lamb of God Who Takes Away Our Sin!

Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away our sin Behold the Lamb of God the life and light of men Behold the Lamb of God who died and rose again Behold the Lamb of God who comes to take away our sin Broken hearts, behold our broken hearts Fallen far, we need you –...
Right Here at Christmas – Advent in 2020

Right Here at Christmas – Advent in 2020

This phrase comes to my mind every year around this time. I say it. I hear it. We get bad news in the days leading up to Christmas and say, “Oh no. And right here at Christmas, too.” In the South, it takes the place of “bless his heart.” “Johnny fell,...