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Laramie, Wyoming

Monday I left DFW early to speak at theWyoming Southern Baptist Evangelism Conference. They had heard about my new book Evangelism Where You Live, and felt it would match their theme: Beyond the Church Doors. My message and their mission did connect, and I left looking forward to the trip.

When I got to Denver a storm had moved in as you can see, and they canceled my flight from Denver to Laramie; which upon reflection, I am glad they did!

When I called Don Whalen and told him what had happened, he said, "Rent a car. The roads are still open." Well, what was "open" to a native of Wyoming is anything but that to a Texan. But, I wanted to be there as bad as he wanted me to be there, so I rented a car and carefully drove through the winter storm north to Cheyenne and then west to Laramie. Here's a view from my windshield. I sang Carrie Underwood's "Jesus take the wheel" several times! I got to the church, Laramie Valley Community Chapel by 4:00 MST in …