Author Archives: stoneydouthitt

21 Steps to a Better You

Here’s the short list of helpful hints for 2013. Just do these few things, and you’ll be successful and happy. But seriously, this is good counsel from the OT. The only way to live these out is to let Jesus do it through you. 1Delight in the Law of the Lord. Psalm 1:2 and Psalm […]

Love Isn’t Love…

“Love isn’t love until you give it away.” Michael W. Smith wrote that. And he’s won a lot of awards for songwriting. Reba sang it too. I even heard something similar from Miley and the Jo Bros. I probably shouldn’t argue then, right? But I will argue… a little. The point of those songs is […]

With a Name Like Jesus…

I was a city kid, raised by country folks. That shaped my beliefs and tastes more than I know. One critical area, upon which I have strong opinions, is the usual variety of canned fruit products. For the life of me, I can’t understand why anyone would choose “preserves” over something as glorious as jelly. […]

Just Desserts (Death, Hell, & Pie)

Several years ago, a friend and I were visiting a great church family to talk about how they were growing into new roles in the church. We chatted while the kids played, the man baked, and the lady cleaned up after him. It was a great time that had to end sooner than any of […]

FAQ Sermon 4

Here’s the 4th sermon video in the FAQ series: Heaven & Hell. Enjoy!

Steal My Show

This week, I had the opportunity to spend most of the day shadowed by a young man as we did some ministry together. Throughout the day, we bumped into several people who were obviously glad to see me and were happy to be part of our day. The reaction of the young man was, “Wow! […]


My Mother-in-Law checked herself out of the hospital to attend our wedding. She would not have missed her baby girl’s big day for anything. She had to go right back in, of course. During the next year, we watched her lose her physical battle with cancer while victoriously entering eternal life with Jesus. We prayed, […]