Be ready for discipline

By Res Spears Delivered October 21, 2018 at Liberty Spring Christian Church You all probably have recognized by now that I love to tell embarrassing stories about myself. And some of you have probably heard this one before, but it’s one of my favorites, because it tells you something about me AND something about my mother. As hard as it may be to believe, I was not a perfect child. I’ll pause a moment while you collect yourselves. No, I wasn’t always perfect, and sometimes I wasn’t always even good. And sometimes I chose to cause problems for my mother … Continue reading Be ready for discipline

Be like the Smyrnans — faithful By Res Spears Message delivered October 14, 2018 at Liberty Spring Christian Church At the risk of making my wife (and maybe my mother) cry this morning, I want to tell you about the dog that I had when we got married. Inky was a border collie mix, and she was the smartest and most faithful dog I’ve ever had. For many years, she was my constant companion. I took her everywhere – to work, to visit friends, on long drives in the convertible. She would stand in the backseat of that Toyota Celica … Continue reading