Happy 16th Birthday, Doc!!!

The date was October 8, 1999. I was preaching in Atlanta. I finished the sermon and took my seat. Moments later, Charles – a fellow-pastor of my Los Angeles congregation – whispered in my ear that my wife, Crystal, had been rushed to the hospital. Then he walked...

Happy Birthday, Doc!

The 25th annual WHW Expository Preaching & Teaching Conference is taking place this week in Los Angeles. This conference means a lot to me, for several reasons. First of all, the WHW Conference taught me principles of Bible study that I still use to this day. When...

HBC3 Is In Double Digits

Yesterday was my son’s – H.B. Charles III – tenth birthday. Or, as he put it, he is now in “double digits.” I remember the day of his birth as if it was yesterday. I was on an overnight trip to Atlanta when he was born – almost two...

H.B. & Lido’s Excellent Adventure

Our dog Lido and I are on our way to Jacksonville. I will be traveling most of the day and should arrive in Jacksonville this afternoon, God willing. This is Lido’s first trip anywhere, besides the vet. For Trey’s sake, for God’s sake, pray that Lido...