How to Help Your Kids Deal with Failure by Debbie Potter

How to Help Your Kids Deal with Failure Pain is unfortunately part of life. As parents, we want to give our children the best life possible. We want to shield them from any disappointment or setback. We want them to have a happy, flawless childhood. These are wonderful goals, but part of their childhood needs […]

Beyond Shame and Performance

“Live in the light.” There are times when I twist wisdom like this into a dizzying pendulum swing between an ego-inflating holier-than-thou mentality or a self-worth deflating shame spiral of doom. Performance Driven spirituality tends to isolate us from the vulnerability necessary for intimate community and authentic transformation. Instead, we are stuck skating on the […]

Becoming Who You Are

There’s this ancient story about the renowned Jewish teacher, Rabbi Akiva. He was journeying back to his home when worsening weather conditions made it difficult to find the way. He knew one path would take him to a Roman garrison and the other path would take him to his residence. Uncertain of the way in […]

My Personal Hike

Not long after coming to Trinity to serve as your pastor, I determined to hike from the front lawn of Trinity Baptist Church to the place of my birth in Kerrville. Step by step I wanted to connect God’s current calling in my life to where my life began. My personal hike is now complete, […]

Journey to the Cross

Last Friday I completed a personal hike. Hiking from the front lawn of Trinity Baptist Church to the place of my birth in Kerrville was a meaningful challenge. Step by step I wanted to connect God’s current calling in my life to where my life began. So in 6 segments I hiked from here to […]

Leaving a Lasting Legacy

Do you ever ponder what your legacy will be? When you have moved on to another stage in life or gone on to be with the Lord, what will your legacy be after you leave? How will you be remembered and by whom? As I think how I would respond, Nicole Nordeman’s song Legacy comes to […]

Beginning Of A Journey

July 1st marks the official beginning of our joining of the Trinity Family; however, we have felt part of this family for several months now as we have sold our home, resigned our positions and said goodbye to friends and family in Houston. We are so grateful to be part of this congregation and have […]