Que: A Letter to West Franklin

Que: A Letter to West Franklin

West Franklin Family, Que. As in BAR-B-QUE. I love it. Always have. Lord willing, always will. My favorite verse in the Bible is Jesus declaring all foods clean. It is okay to eat pig. Glory hallelujah. I grew up on Whitt’s and Big Bob Gibson’s. My...
The Time is Now: A Letter to West Franklin

The Time is Now: A Letter to West Franklin

West Franklin Family, Okay, so maybe the time is in August. But for August to be what I think it will be – the time is NOW. Here’s what I mean: If my thinking is correct, COVID-19 and its resulting protocols will (mostly) be in the rearview mirror. I could...
Lent-filled Ashes? A Letter to West Franklin

Lent-filled Ashes? A Letter to West Franklin

West Franklin Family, Here we are again. Another season on the Christian calendar exposing my ignorance. As you have heard me say (either in these letters or from the platform Sunday morning’s), the meaning and purpose of Advent is new to me. Growing up Southern...
Innkeepers: A Letter to West Franklin

Innkeepers: A Letter to West Franklin

West Franklin Family, I wonder what the innkeeper thought the morning after the Good Samaritan went on his way? I imagine he thought either (a) the Samaritan was a wasteful fool; or (b) the Samaritan was a lavish, merciful giver. The innkeeper had never seen anything...
Andy’s Way: A Letter to West Franklin

Andy’s Way: A Letter to West Franklin

West Franklin Family, I love my job. I get to both study the Word of God and help others see how God is working His Word and purposes out in their lives. I get to do this For. A. Living. Just this week, I got to sit in on nine different stories of faith. How God...