Get Ready

Get Ready

I cannot believe that it is almost here! What am I referring to? You might be thinking…is it school, shopping, or maybe even football? And while I love the thought of fall football…I am actually talking about Second Baytown’s Fall Spiritual Campaign… Protect His...
Are You Prepared

Are You Prepared

It’s that time of year again…. Hurricane season, and we are currently experiencing Tropical Storm Bill. As the storm approached earlier this week, I began to hear reminders from the news media about the importance of being prepared and having a plan. Just...
Make the Most of Your Time

Make the Most of Your Time

The other day I had the opportunity to speak to the football team at my alma mater. At the end of the talk one of the kids asked me an interesting question. He asked, “Mr. Herndon, if you could re-live any moment in your life what would it be?” As I...
Easter Candy

Easter Candy

Last night as I walked through the kitchen, I noticed a half empty bag of leftover Easter candy on the counter. I stopped and asked my four kids, “Who has been eating my candy?” My nine year old spoke and said “Me Dad, I love that candy.” I...
Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

As followers of Christ, “I can trust God no matter what” is a phrase we all say. And for the most part we sincerely believe it and live it out. We trust God to provide for our basic needs, for our safety, even for our health and well-being. But there are certain...
Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.  This is what the ancients were commended for.”  Hebrews 11:1-2 One of the threads throughout all of Scripture is that God uses flawed, everyday, ordinary people to do extraordinary things...
Undercover Kindness

Undercover Kindness

This past August, in St. Petersburg, Florida, some undercover kindness began at 7 a.m., when a woman in the drive thru paid for her iced coffee and a stranger’s caramel macchiato in the car behind her. This “drive-thru kindness” lasted 11 hours, with 378 people paying...
Commitment

Commitment

Have you never had to endure a child learning to play the clarinet? It’s pretty awful. It sounds more like a person strangling a duck than anything close to actual music. But that goes with any musical instrument, doesn’t it? To become great at playing an instrument,...
Resolutions

Resolutions

Most of us want to reach a certain goal whether it’s spiritually, physically, or mentally. Our nature is to gravitate towards another point in life and we tend to not appreciate what we’ve already done. We always want to achieve something better than what we already...
It’s Time to Get Going

It’s Time to Get Going

Monday morning I woke up early….6a. Usually I sleep until 6:45a or so, but today is a new day. Today is the first day of my journey to reach my goal to improve my physical health. For me, it is to lose a few pounds and my objectives began with walking three...

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