He achieved accolades as a Golden Gloves boxer, Phi Betta Kappa, Rhodes Scholar, Oxford graduate, Army Ranger pilot and was on his way to becoming a professor at West Point. Suddenly, at age 29, he gave his youthful success away to become a Nashville songwriting bum.
Paul begins his letter to Titus with this greeting: “Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to Titus, my loyal child in the faith we share … teach what is consistent with sound doctrine.”
The older we are, the more we can see how the world has changed. The Bible reveals the human race is born with a corrupt nature and also has a lot to say about an evil spiritual enemy that is trying as hard as he can to influence us over to the dark side.
The most interesting parts of history are found in the small details, especially when those details are about a subject you think you already know. Those details can add so much color and depth to a subject.
In the 1700s, Spaniards introduced a number of exotic animals to what is present day Texas and Mexico, including cattle, horses, sheep, goats and pigs. None of these animals were native to the Western hemisphere. When the settlers of northern European ancestry began moving into the Hill Coun…