Oh, my achin’ back …

I’m too old for this. Really. But too cheap to hire professional movers. So, with a promising sale of Susan’s house in Macon on the horizon, we spent the weekend packing and cleaning and digging a drainage ditch the inspector wanted and making runs to...

Do You Rest on Former Endeavors or Live in Present?

When columns I have written are used on EthicsDaily.com, there is an identifying line or two at the bottom about who I am: a “former” board member of the Baptist Center for Ethics and a “former” moderator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship...

Life in the Long Season of Accomplishment

Sermon delivered by Keith Herron, pastor of Holmeswood Baptist Church in Kansas City, Mo., on July 19, 2009. II Samuel 7: 1-14a Since the first of the summer, we’ve been walking with David, the smallest son of Jesse who grew in stature until even today he’s considered...

How to Face Aging

I don’t want a fountain of youth. I don’t want to live until I’m 200. But I would like to live maybe until I’m 100, and have at least a few family members and friends nearby. I don’t want my kids to forget me. In this column we’ll...