Speaking the Truth in Love

Posts from May 2021

Howard Lisle

Howard is originally from Canyon Texas. At a young age living in Canyon, Howard made frequent trips to Palo Duro Canyon BEFORE the roads were paved.   Howard was baptized into the Church in 1952 by Joe Watson (Joe was the Preacher in Canyon.) He has been a member of the Seagoville Congregation for 19 years. He has…

How Are You at Rejoicing?

As Christians, we may live beneath God’s blessings, so it never hurts to be reminded of our gifts. What have we received in Christ? GOD SAVED US—WE ARE NOT LOST. Jesus promised, “He who believes and is baptized will be saved” (Mark 16:16). Peter affirms that baptism saves (1 Peter 3:21). Are you a baptized…

Move Along

When Christian Herter was governor of Massachusetts, he was running hard for a second term in office. One day, after a busy morning chasing votes (and no lunch), he arrived at a church barbecue. It was late afternoon and Herter was famished. As Herter moved down the serving line, he held out his plate to…

A Child’s Changing Eyes

A child’s eyes see his mom and dad differently as they age: Age 4: “My parents can do anything.” Age 8: “There might be a few things they don’t know.” Age 12: “Naturally, they don’t get it.” Age 14: “I never realized how hopelessly old-fashioned they are!” Age 21: “You would expect them to feel…