Month: June 2015

Wait and See

Wait and See

For Father’s Day, my daughters gave me one of those nifty snap-on 4-in-1 lens converters for my iPhone. It gives you four options of two macro views, wide-angle and fisheye. Since I rarely use anything but my iPhone for photography now, I have been looking for an attachment that will give me a little more versatility and allow me to dabble with different perspectives. I’ve been trying ...[Read More]

The Smith Slant

The Smith Slant

On An Even Keel

On An Even Keel

A friend asked me once, “What do you think your best contribution will be? And for what would you like to be remembered?” I did not need time to mull the answer over: “I have been a Sunday School teacher for the largest part of my life now, and other than being a husband and father, I think that is the answer to your question. I am a Sunday School teacher.” Granted, it doesn’t always feel th ...[Read More]

A Fool's Errand

A Fool's Errand

In the Baptist church where I grew up, we heard rumors of “intellectuals” lurking in the world beyond our safe fellowship who relished the opportunity to attack our faith. While we had never met one, we knew that one day we would, and it would be the fight of our young lives. We had to be prepared. We had to have a plan and a set of responses. Fortunately, just as David served as our model for sla ...[Read More]