Monthly Archives: September 2023

Making a Difference – A Tribute to Jay Pierce

I was privileged to meet John “Jay” Raymond Pierce in 2006. I had just moved back to Georgia from Florida and had joined the Northeast Georgia Officials Association (NEGOA) as an umpire. I was continuing an avocation I started in 1975. Jay was a relatively new umpire but had attended professional umpire school. Even at […]

Belief Predicates Behavior

That belief predicates behavior is an axiom of truth I learned early on in my ministry. It was a favorite phrase of my mentor. The concept behind the thought is thoroughly biblical. Proverbs 23:7 says, “For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.” Clearly, from a scriptural point of view, what we believe […]