Recovery

Sex Trafficking in Atlanta

I watched the movie “Taken” with Melody and our two oldest children. (Watch the trailer here.) I remember sitting in shocked silence for at least 10 minutes after the credits started rolling. Ryland, my oldest, is 15 years old. I imagined the absolute helpless and hopeless feeling as a dad if she were to be […]

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How Far We’ve Come

I heard this catchy tune today and it reminded me of a great talk my friend Jim Doggett gave a few weeks ago… One of the main points that Jim made to that room full of young men has been on my mind since… “Evil wants to make little of where you have been and […]

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A Rock Star’s Prayer of Renewal

Bob Flayhart has been preaching a sermon series for the past month or so on revival and renewal at Oak Mountain. In yesterday’s service, he opened with this clip from U2 singing “Yahweh”. Have you heard a more clear prayer for renewal lately? [quote] Take these shoes Click clacking down some dead end street Take […]

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“UP” Remixed

Our family loves the movie “UP” and about everything that Pixar puts out. Pixar’s ability to tell a story is absolutely phenomenal. I ran across this remix this morning and had to share it. The track for this video clip was composed using chords, bass notes and vocal samples from Pixar’s film ‘Up’. Absolute brilliance! […]

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ALIVE

I first heard the song “Alive” by Pocket Full of Rocks driving through Mississippi listening to The Message on Sirius|XM channel 32. I turned up the radio as I heard the words, “shame”, “grace”, and “singing over me” all wrapped into one song. These are words I often use when referring to my own recovery […]

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