7 Tips to Help Burned-Out Pastors

I attended a meeting of clergy recently, which began with us sitting in a small circle, coffees in hand, introducing ourselves and talking about the state of our ministries. I knew immediately how this would go and it met my expectations. It was the exact same...

The Life That Really is Life

A sermon by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ar. September 29, 2013 Psalm 91:9-16; 1 Timothy 6:6-19                           Some of you, at least, are aware that I am an avid amateur photographer. I am of the school that believes a...

Even Living Sustainable Life Comes With Baggage

There’s a myth with which we’ve all been indoctrinated. Some call it the “greener grass syndrome” while others believe “progress is inevitable.” Some are working for the golden age of retirement while others want a better spouse,...

Finding Peace When There Is No More Medication

I live with elevated blood pressure and take daily medication to lower it. The reason for my high blood pressure is irrelevant at this point. When I forget to take my medication, I get a headache. If I forget to take my blood pressure medication two days in a row, I...