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Vest for Life Poker Run

Jaime Padron joined the United States Marine Corp the summer he graduated high school in 1989. While in the Marine Corp, he received numerous recognitions, commendations and medals for serving his country honorably. He was a Veteran of Desert Storm and a very proud Marine. He graduated from San Angelo Police academy in 1995 and bravely served the City of San Angelo for over 13 years as a patrol officer and also served as a member of the gang unit and a narcotics investigator. Jaime received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a supporting degree in Criminal Justice, graduating with honors from Angelo State University in 2004 all while working a full time job and raising a family. He was a compassionate and caring man, who loved spending quality time with his family and his every devotion in life was for his daughters.

According to his obituary, he had a passion for Harley Davidson motorcycles and loved riding often and collecting memorabilia.

Be a discouraging Christian, please!

There is so much talk about being an encourager. In fact, just mouse over Ephesians 6:22, Colossians 4:8, 1 Thessalonians 5:14 and you can quickly surmise that God is all about encouraging others. So why would I tell you to be a discourager? Allow me to explain what I mean. About 33 years ago, Brian […]

7 Reasons Christian men should not get married!

As my good friend and brother Fred approaches his wedding day, I thought I’d publish this word of warning to him, or any man who is considering this endeavor.

Steve Jobs’ Final Wish

I don’t know a lot about Steve Jobs. I watched Pirates of Silicon Valley and have bought a few iPods. I had never met the man: so how do I propose to know his last wish?

Again – God is sovereign over all

I was driving home from work today (August 12, 2011) and we were slowing down on the interstate due to traffic. I noticed a broken down vehicle ahead of me on the left (I was in the left lane as well). So as I slowed down near the car I called out, “Do you need […]

How not to Pray – Part 2

Part of knowing how to pray is knowing how NOT to pray. Is the prayer of Jabez a biblical prayer? Should we pray in private or public? What about God’s sovereignty…does it even make sense to pray if He is going to do what He wills anyway? Listen in as I try to help us […]

God’s providence in the life of this sinner.

On March 20, 2011, I began to teach a Sunday school series on the topic of prayer. As the result of the preparation I undertook, I became quite convicted of my own lack of prayer, speaking of both quantity and quality. Since that time, my prayer life has been changed greatly, by the grace of […]