Faith Works!

The Book of James is well known for its explanation that “faith without works is dead.”   James 2 beginning in verse 14 through26 gives a thorough and very significant explanation of this much needed realization.  The reality James emphasizes is that real, genuine faith produces actions which he calls works. I was reminded of that…

Severe Weather

Today reminds me a lot of April 27, 2011 when North Alabama was ravaged with tornadoes.  We started the day with tornado sirens about 9:30AM which caused the men at The Way to seek shelter in our Administrative Offices in the basement.  Our recovery classes continued in this more secure environment. The meteorologists explain that…

A Poor Prognosticator

Before the famed frenzy of March Madness and the bracketology begins, I go through a bracketology of my own for my favorite sport, golf.  This week is the Accenture World Match Play where the top 64 golfers in the world compete in head to head competition.  My wife, son and I always select our brackets…

The Great Recovery Begins With Me

In an effort to continue to provide everything possible to help the residents of The Way have a new beginning, we, through the assistance and leadership of our friends at Asbury, are offering Dave Ramsey’s internationally acclaimed course, Financial Peace.  To build enthusiasm for the course Carrie Gray, our case manager, scheduled a “field trip”…

“Super” Value

Having watched the Super Bowl recently, I was interested in the popular cultural fascination with the famed and very expensive Super Bowl commercials.  I asked my class on Monday morning what they thought of the commercials.  They in general were not too impressed, but they did mention that they liked the Doritos ads the best.…