Road Trip: Sulphur Springs, TX

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Did you know that Sulphur Springs, Texas has the world’s only free standing glass public restrooms located on its town square? Its a little strange -especially in the fact that from the inside, you can see out. But from the outside, you cannot see in. Still, I decided not to try them…. Davis Street Baptist Church is also located in … Read More

Road Trip: Texarkana, TX

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I had a great visit recently with Marty Claiborne, pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Texarkana, TX. Marty’s heart to serve the members of Hillcrest piqued my interest. For instance, the day we met, Marty had already taken one of his members to Shreveport, LA that day for a radiation treatment. He explained that the man’s closest family member lived … Read More

Road Trip: Brister, Arkansas

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Brister is a small community on the outskirts of Emerson, Arkansas (home of the annual Purple Hull Pea Festival and World Championship Tiller Races). Brister Baptist Church is the heart of the small community and draws people from neighboring areas. For over thirty years, pastor Eric Goble has led the church faithfully. I remember visiting the church for the first … Read More

Road Trip: Little Rock, North Little Rock, & Maumelle, AR

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Recently I took a short road trip to visit with several central Arkansas pastors. As I visited with different leaders, I couldn’t help thinking about how beneficial their experiences could be to other congregations. Let me share a few examples:   Some of the most powerful works of God in Scripture have been born out of difficult circumstances. Pain and … Read More