Walker Moore

Dr. Walker Moore is the founder and president of Awe Star Ministries in Tulsa (www.awestar.org or 1-800-AWE-STAR).

My family in Red River, New Mexico

    

Family. It is one of the most powerful words in the world. Depending on your past, it will stir your heart warmly or will cause you pain. The older I get, the more important family becomes. So today, I want to share with you what it means to me to be in a family. You […]

It’s a good day to give your pastor a hug

    

I have been around pastors and other clergymen most of my life. Being a pastor is the best and the worst. Most of this depends on how the reviews come in on last week’s sermon. But people have lots of preconceived ideas and misconceptions about what it means to pastor a church. Here are five […]

Tornadoes, fallen fences and Spiderman

    

Recently we had a tornado touch down in my hometown of Tulsaclose to our house and office. The office didn’t sustain any damage, even though the buildings on each side of us did. The only destruction the tornado caused at our home was to blow down the fence between my neighbor and me. I didn’t […]

Let your kids learn about missionaries

    

Recently, I wrote two articles about what it was like to grow up in a small church. From the responses, I realized most of my readers grew up in a church just like mine. If you still have that annoying “stand up” and “sit down” chorus from Vacation Bible School stuck forever in your mind, […]

Doing not-so-random acts of kindness

    

I don’t know why I see things differently than most people, but I do. Our staff sat in the office, stunned, as we saw the news of the first plane slamming into the Twin Towers in New York City. We were sitting there in shock, mouths wide open, as we continued to watch the replay. […]

Going back to school is a special time

    

School must be about ready to start again. Titus the Honorable came to our house the other day, so excited that he had been enrolled in preschool. To him, enrolling in school is like having a birthday, because it comes with presents. He got a brand-new Lightning McQueen lunchbox (courtesy of his Poppy), along with […]

Maybe it’s time to ‘reverse the polarity’

    

There has been a recent resurgence of interest in superheroes as well as sci-fi themed movies and television shows. Stories I grew up reading in comic books are now popular, big-budget movies. I wish I had kept my old issues of Spiderman; I could have retired years ago. My introduction to the sci-fi genre came […]

Are you seeing the ‘hand of God’ at work?

    

When I was growing up, I attended Sunday school and participated in Sunday-night Bible studies where each week, as a young teenager, I had to teach one part of the lesson. I went to church camp, Bible drills and of course, revivals. Those were all good things, but what captured my heart was seeing and […]

Purposeful playing with my grandsons

    

Since the birth of Titus the Honorable, I have become more childlike. Yes, I am the old man stepping carefully through our backyard, wearing a bandanna and carrying a water gun. My 3 ½-year-old grandson and I are on the lookout for predators. Of course, he is much more adept at seeing the tigers, snakes […]

Dead fish story for some fishers of men

    

I spent part of the summer living in the Darien Jungle of Panama in a small Embera village called Ipeti. Three young men and I slept outside in hammocks while the women and other men slept inside a hut. We walked from village to village presenting the Gospel. The dust of the road and the […]