Cries of the Heart - Part 3

31 March 2022

I’ll never forget the day when my dear friend, the late Dr. Gary Smalley, the “guru” of marriage and family wisdom...

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Cries of the Heart - Part 2

3 December 2021

At the top of the list of “things I wish I would have known” as a young and naïve father of four children, my five-decade...

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The Architecture of a Most Memorable Family Christmas

9 December 2020

I love Christmas music and all it represents. In my little hillbilly town of Branson, we begin Christmas around November...

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Demonstrating Honor to Your Kids

27 February 2020

I am learning a lot about God’s goodness and how fortunate I am to have an incredible wife and four amazing kids! But,...

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Quality AND Quantity

20 December 2019

Ready or not, here comes another Christmas. It’s that time of year when we remember the incredible gift given to us when...

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Really Know Your Kids

25 September 2019

Friends, if you know me at all, you know I love coaching kids! And September is the official start of fall sports season!...

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Just Call Me Dad

15 June 2019

Just call me “dad.” Like you, I’ve been called many names in my lifetime – some good, some not-so-good. By far,...

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Families Who Plan

20 February 2019

After fifty years of watching families who succeed, three things have held amazingly true:  Families learn from other families....

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Christmas Poem 2018

18 December 2018

I was driving down the road on December 1st not too many years ago. Now, you’ve got to understand that in Branson, Christmas...

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Why Healthy Friendships Matter

21 August 2018

Last week, I visited with my dear friend Gene Stallings, whom I coached under at Texas A&M, about “raising good kids.”...

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