A MISSIONAL CHRISTMAS

28 Days from Overwhelming to Unforgettable

For the past year Page and I (OK, mostly Page) have been writing a devotional book for the Advent season entitled A Missional Christmas: 28 Days from Overwhelming to Unforgettable. We’re very excited to make this announcement. We’re also pleased to offer a free digital version of the book to everyone who will go to […]

UNLESS THE LORD BUILDS THE HOUSE: OUR FIRST VIEW IN THE LIGHT

Video 2

Unless the Lord builds the house they labor in vain who build it. Unless the LORD guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain. Psalm 127:1 Light has a way of exposing things, especially flaws and imperfections. The video below is the first time Page and I had seen the house since the power […]

HAVE WE LOST OUR MINDS?

Unless the Lord Builds the House: Day 1

Page and I haven’t lost our minds. We bought a house that was in foreclosure to renovate and make into our home. We’ve decided it would be fun, and maybe even helpful to others, if we journaled our journey and looked for some biblical lessons as we complete the project. We’ve decided to base our […]

The Transgender Restroom Debate:

The loss of modesty

There are many facets and perspectives of the transgender restroom debate. Some people debate their position based on their definition of gender and gender identity. Some approach the subject on the basis of tradition. For some it’s a matter of morality. Others are more concerned with the safety and security of children. People have even […]

DEAR THE NEXT CHURCH MY DAD PASTORS

Guest post by Gene' Hughes

My daughter Gene’ told me that if I decided to post this blog post of her’s she wouldn’t mind. For those of you who may not have a daughter, that’s code for “I really want you to post my blog post.” So, as a proud father, I gladly welcome her as my guest blogger.” Enjoy, […]

“In Death’s Shadow Podcast with Les Hughes Jr. and Les Hughes III”
by Les Hughes Jr.

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LesHughes.com Podcast
11-7-2015

Are you locking God out, or locking yourself in?

The dangers of hiding from God

Recently I visited my son, daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren. Something my granddaughter Lily Page did prompted me to write this post. For a 2 1/2 year old, Lily has a lot on the ball. One time I was responsible for watching her and her brother while their parents were out. I thought she was quiet […]

Facing the What-Ifs: How to trust God for what’s down the road

(3rd post in series on contentment)

HE LEADS ME BESIDE STILL WATERS Suppose you go into your six-year-old’s room tonight and she’s worried and in tears. You lean down and say, “What’s the matter?” She shakes her head and weeps,“I’ll never pass College Calculus; I think I’ll be a terrible parent one day; and I don’t even have a pension plan.” […]