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A Thank You Note to Jalen Hurts (that he probably won’t ever see)

2018-12-15T06:59:18+00:00

Dear Jalen Hurts, I don’t know you personally and probably never will. But I’d like to thank you anyway for the valuable example you’ve been for me and for everyone else who’s been watching you and Alabama football over the last year. I’m sure it was really hard for you, an exceptional athlete, to sit [...]

A Thank You Note to Jalen Hurts (that he probably won’t ever see)2018-12-15T06:59:18+00:00

10 Things College Freshmen Need to Know

2018-11-14T13:10:45+00:00

In July, I had the amazing privilege of speaking at Lipscomb University, my alma mater. (My return to school is pictured above) Being on campus again stirred up a lot of old memories. Thirty-five years ago, I came there as a freshman, excited and nervous, having no idea what the future held. Adjusting to college [...]

10 Things College Freshmen Need to Know2018-11-14T13:10:45+00:00

I’m Not An Orphan Anymore: What Ferlando Taught Me

2018-03-27T09:36:18+00:00

Ferlando ran across the red-dirt floor of the orphanage, reaching upward with his thin arms. He sobbed as he grabbed Rachel’s legs and refused to let go. His dark, tear-filled eyes almost seemed to plead, Please don’t leave me here! And in that moment, something remarkable happened. “The door of my heart sprang open to [...]

I’m Not An Orphan Anymore: What Ferlando Taught Me2018-03-27T09:36:18+00:00