There’s nothing like the sound of a gobble at daylight. If you’re close enough, it seems it reverberates throughout the hollows and ridges. It will truly make you wide awake like nothing else. The method most of us use to cause a tom to gobble is by using some kind of shock call. For you non…

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  I am sure that you, dear reader have heard many times and perhaps prayed it yourself, what we call the Lord’s Prayer. Did you ever ask yourself “what does it mean when it says, “lead us not into temptation and deliver us from evil”? Temptation? The test or trial. Then we could say “lead us…

 I just spent another weekend with about ten guys in Texas. I’ve made this trip for the past few years and we’ve decided to make it an annual Outdoor Truths event.  

Have you ever asked the Lord to teach you how to pray? The disciples did and so have I. Jesus gave the disciples a pattern of how to pray. Have you ever felt inadequate while praying? I have! Have you ever prayed prayer-less prayers? I am sure at times I have. What is prayer? The dictionary …

     Loss is something you are never prepared for, even if you are given a head’s up, it is something you just can’t shake. You have to simply walk through the experience of loss in order to get beyond that. It is not easy, but it is the best way to deal with it. However, during the feelings…

As we go through life, we're guaranteed our fair share of ups and downs.  Much like our personal lives, everything else seems to operate in phases too.  Sometimes, our favorite sports teams like Kentucky seem to be in a down year and aren't as good as everyone expected.  I know that my favor…

 I know that life sometimes can be difficult. It seems I’m always writing about the struggles of spiritual warfare, but we cannot deny the Christian life is filled with battles. However, there is good news! The Lord is with us and is waiting to help us if we will only allow Him to be in cont…

Let me begin with some word definitions just to refresh our memory. 1.) Trust. Meaning confidence; faith; to rely on; to expect with confidence. 2.) Opinion. Meaning one’s thoughts about a subject; not may express feeling in a matter rather than fact. 3.) Understanding. Meaning opinion; perc…

One of the obstacles that most hunters and fishermen dread is the wind. A light wind is not a factor – it’s even helpful, but a windy day is burdensome to the fishermen and causes most game to stay out of sight. Most of the time, I complain about the wind like everyone else. But there are a …

     I have people ask me over and over again why I moved back to Lee County. Well, for one, Lee County has always had my heart. I never wanted to leave, but I didn’t think a hostile protest against my parents at 14 years old was going to go over so well when they told me we were moving to F…