13 12, 2018

The Story of Lexie Lou


by Brodie Cooper   Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Philippians 2:3-4 When we first saw Lexie Lou on Friday evening at

The Story of Lexie Lou2018-12-13T16:21:58+00:00
23 04, 2018

Mind Games


by Brodie Cooper Last week in Louisiana I learned something very important about myself, both as a competitive angler and as a man. It was a big tournament with a stacked field full of highly accomplished anglers. It was held out of a port that I’d never visited before, in

Mind Games2018-04-23T23:29:33+00:00
26 06, 2017

Built on the Right Foundation


Jacob and I turned into the driveway of the house. It had been for sale for quite a while, and the price had been reduced a few times. Climbing out of the truck it was easy to see why. The house seemed to huddle sadly behind overgrown bushes that had

Built on the Right Foundation2017-06-26T14:39:35+00:00
12 06, 2017

The Release


Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Psalm 127:4 (ESV) This past Mother’s Day my wife, Kayce, suggested that we take our three boys for an afternoon boat ride (yes, I am a lucky man!). As we were riding through the marsh enjoying

The Release2017-06-12T12:54:14+00:00
22 05, 2017

My Purpose


Every year, I always look forward to the Blast & Cast duck hunting event in Rockport. Duck hunting is one of my favorite things to do especially at this event. Just imagine the bright orange ball of sun making its way over the bay. And there’s a dark spot

My Purpose2017-05-22T01:34:20+00:00
15 05, 2017

Ending the Endless Pursuit


 “Come to me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28, CSB It was a windless morning on Sabine Lake, one of those days that don’t come around very often with the water as smooth as a sheet of glass. My friend

Ending the Endless Pursuit2017-05-15T00:11:52+00:00
8 05, 2017

What Are You Leaving in Your Path?


I recently read something from Jared C. Wilson’s book Unparalleled in which he describes a true Christians’ uniqueness. He calls it "beautiful dust." “Christianity proclaims the glory of Jesus Christ and his work, and the good works of his followers become beautiful dust stirred up in our following him wherever

What Are You Leaving in Your Path?2017-05-08T19:15:40+00:00