Leon Sexton, the tennis coach

Leon Sexton, the tennis coach

Leon Sexton wasn’t at Big Johns Liquor Store, Bro. Porter wrecked his car, and God took the opportunity to transform my life.  Leon was a mid-30’s single man, with a drinking problem, a smoking problem, but a guy with a great heart.  Leon had tried to walk away from...
Be Careful Driving

Be Careful Driving

It was like any other Thursday.  Except, it was cold and snow was in the forecast.  About noon, sure enough, snow began to fall with such intensity that visibility was lowered to a short distance.  It got bad quickly, so I decided to make a run to Lourdes Hospital to...
Let’s PLAYBALL!

Let’s PLAYBALL!

From time to time, I pull out old photos, smile at newspaper clippings, pick up a ball, grab a glove, enjoy days long ago as a member of a Calvert City baseball team.  From age 10 to 16, the highlight of my summer days was spent playing baseball. I loved playing in...
The Day Billy Sewell Flew

The Day Billy Sewell Flew

Sure enough, I saw it, Bill flew right through the air.  Wasn’t too graceful, the landing had much to be desired, but Billy Sewell flew without wings! It was one of those hot July days, temperature up close to 100 degrees, too hot to play ball or ride bicycles.   We...
Puddles

Puddles

When I was Associate Pastor at the Broadway Baptist Church in Paducah, one Sunday at the end of morning church, a little girl was standing with me in the side doorway waiting to get on the church bus.  A beautiful red-haired, freckled-faced image of innocence, she...
Superman and a Garage

Superman and a Garage

I knew it was possible.  I watched TV.  There he was, leaping tall buildings, more powerful than a locomotive and faster than a speeding bullet.  Yea, Superman was really a super man!  For several episodes, I watched trying to determine the secrets of his super-human...
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