Author Archives: brotodd

About brotodd

Pastor, First Baptist Church Redwwater, TX. Married to Debbie Edwards, 4 sons, 1 daughter, 1 Savior.

Cameroon 2017

I’ve never tried anything like this before, but there was such an amazing response and so many questions about our trip to Africa that I decided to share  my journal entries and correlating pictures from our trip in May 2017. Our … Continue reading

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Looking Up

“While we look not to the things we can see, but to the things that we cannot see. For the things we can see are temporary, but the things we cannot see are eternal.” – 2 Corinthians 4:18 Do you ever … Continue reading

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Moving Targets-How “good people” fall. 

Throughout my life I can remember hearing the news of the “fall” of many people who stood in places of spiritual leadership, even some who were highly respected and well thought of. Pastors, teachers, and leaders who, in my eyes, … Continue reading

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Day 3! SURPRISE! SURPRISE!

Third thought, The element of SURPRISE! HA! They were surprised by something BRAND NEW. Look at these words as Mary hears for the first time in her life, “the Holy Spirit will come upon you….” WHAT!?! That doesn’t happen to … Continue reading

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Nuggets from the Narratives day 2

As you reflect on the Christmas narratives this year, notice how personal God is in revealing Himself. Over and over again he sends an “angel (messenger) of the Lord” on a personal call to bring a message one on one. … Continue reading

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Nuggets from the Narratives

When I read through Luke’s account of the Christmas Narratives several very encouraging truths jump out at me. I’m going to try to share one each day this week, as we celebrate the advent of Jesus! First, God does the … Continue reading

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Hunger

Originally posted on lovematters7:
HUNGER “There is more hunger in the world for love and appreciation than for bread” Mother Teresa The very word to many Americans often brings the image of children’s sad faces with bloated bellies, guilt or avoidance at the…

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