Start With Me.

Do you want to change the world but are not sure where to begin? Do you have a list of people and circumstances on your prayer list that you are praying desperately for the Lord to change? How often do we humble ourselves and pray, “Lord, Start with me!” “Search me, Know me, Change me.” […]

Following Jesus: It’s (Not) Over!

Before you give up on that situation that seems hopeless, listen to the latest episode of my podcast. In this episode, I share about how easy it is to lose our eternal perspective and fall into despair. Listen to the words of HOPE that Jesus spoke over the sickness and death of His dear friend. […]

Following Jesus – Come and See

In this week’s episode of The First Things Podcast we study the calling out of Nathanael found in the book of John chapter 1:43-51. I hope you’ll listen and be reminded that Jesus sees us, searches our hearts, promises His presence and calls us out for His grand purpose! Play in new window | […]

Following Jesus: The Invitation

Have you ever been in the middle of your everyday, normal day and dreamt about someone coming along to invite you on a grand adventure, or offering you the opportunity of a lifetime? Did you know that there is already an invitation, a grand opportunity waiting for you today? In this week’s episode Chad and I […]

A Quest For Fun: The Road to Family

  It’s great to be back with this all new episode of The First Things Podcast! In this episode Chad and I share about what we’ve been up to, the #clementfamilyquestforfun2018 and our growing family! Listen as we share the good, the bad and the beauty of our 5,000 mile road trip across 13 states […]

Episode 17: Aja’e Dewitt-Davis Interview

The life Aja’e Dewitt-Davis got off to a fragile start. His mother, who was barely 17 years old,  didn’t know she was pregnant at the time until she unexpectantly delivered in the girl’s restroom of the Midland High School. A’jae’s mother decided from that day forward to raise him the best she could, even though […]

Episode 16: Don Lowrey interview – “I Will Be A Witness”

Where can we go where we would be out of the presence of God? What kind of darkness would it take to hide us from the holy light of His presence? Psalm 139 tells us that even if we ascend to the Heavens, or make our bed in hell, we cannot outrun the presence of […]

Episode 15: God Go With You – Danielle Smith Interview

In this episode we hear the story of the great man behind the iconic Big Ed Burgers! Not only did “Big Ed”, also known as Ed Thompson,  cook burgers and serve them with love, he also left behind a legacy of serving his family as a faithful husband and devoted father. As a young father […]

Episode 14 – Micro-Historian Mary Douglass

Fifteen years ago at our wedding, Aunt Mary gave Chad and I the most interesting and priceless wedding gift. The gift was a book containing the genealogy of Chad’s family dating back to the early 18th century. In this episode, I invited our family historian Aunt Mary Douglass to share colorful stories from our past […]

Episode 13: Judy Abel Luton – My Redeemer Lives

Surely God is good and would not take a mother’s son, surely He would not allow her surviving daughter to die, surely God would not then take her husband! On Episode 14 of The First Things podcast we hear the testimony of Judy Abel Luton. Judy has walked through the valley of the shadow, she […]