Summer Travel

The Summer travel season is about to begin for me.  It kicks off with a trip to Texas.  The itinerary and all the necessary into can be found in the following pdf.  I do enjoy getting out and seeing the saints around the country.  And, as long as God gives me breath (and the occasional travel companion), I’ll keep doing it.

Here’s the info for the 8th Annual Sovereign Grace Conference in Texas next month:

8th Annual Sovereign Grace Bible Conference Itinerary-1

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Homecoming 2017

Well, I think it’s safe to say that a mighty fine time was had by all the folk who joined us last weekend.  Good messages, good fellowship, good food, and good company.  What more can you ask?  As of today, it sounds like everyone got home safely (aside from those who chose to hang around Smyrna for a few days).  So, I’m very grateful.

Here are the audio files, all in one place, from this weekend’s gathering … along with a special file of music from both our Saturday and Sunday services.  Plus, I’ve included a pdf of my notes, since I didn’t quite make through them all.  So, enjoy.  Listen.  Sing along.  And hopefully the joy that we all felt will transfer via these audio files.

Here is Tom’s Saturday message.

Here is Alex’s Saturday message.

Here is our Sunday morning communion message.

Here is the song and music file.

And here are my notes.

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The Sovereignty of God at ETT 2017

I was privileged to be at the Embracing the Truth Conference 2017 last week.  I taught for three mornings.  God was good.  My health held out, my voice didn’t wain too much, and I got to see friends and brothers who I only get to visit with a couple times a year.  So, all in all, a mighty good week.

In the weeks to come, the other messages from the conference will be posted on the conference website: sovereigngracebibleconference.org

In the meantime, here are my three presentations.  The third day, the ear-mounted microphone gave me some trouble.  That’s the cause for the various clicks and pops.  But, I think the audio is still quite listenable.

ETT 2017 – Sovereignty and Prayer

ETT 2017 Sovereignty and Suffering

ETT 2017 – Sovereignty and Evangelism

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Embracing the Truth 2017

January is nearly in the history books.  Time’s flying.  And it’s nearly conference season.  If I do go everywhere I’ve agreed to go, I will travel more this year than in most recent years … if the Lord wills.

The first conference I’ll be attending in 2017 is the Embracing The Truth gathering in Gladeville, TN.  March 7-10.  I love this conference, for more reasons than one.  Great fellowship, great food, great preaching, and it’s close enough to home that I get to sleep in my own bed.  So, here are the details … the announcement poster and the schedule of speakers.  If you’re anywhere in the Middle Tennessee area, make sure to plan some time at ETT 2017.

Poster

Schedule

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A new approach to Holy, Holy

Want to hear a song?  Sure you do.  I don’t get to do much music, these days.  But, I have been working on a remake of the classic hymn for a couple of months.  Tonight, with the holidays and all, I have been able to finish the mix and I thought I’d share it with you.  I sang it and played all the instruments, with the exception of the guitar solo, which my friend and neighbor, Nathan, played.

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Some Online Photo Albums

I have been experimenting with ways to share some of my photography online. I do post to an online photography community site, and a Facebook photography page, but I recently started experimenting with Adobe Spark, a new offering that allows users to create their photo albums, videos, and various shareable pages.  Here are links to my first two efforts:

Cannonsburgh Village: https://spark.adobe.com/page/MZizR2SKtaDZi/

Cincinnati Zoo: https://spark.adobe.com/page/qJLHqg0Eu5x8y/

Frist Museum Cars: https://spark.adobe.com/page/1tUMKR54PzRjV/

Sam Davis Home: https://spark.adobe.com/page/qs9HXcBSOs0Yf/

Enjoy!

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