Overwhelmed… No Words… Thanks!

The past 48hrs following my blog post about my wife needing a kidney transplant have been a little overwhelming, but not in a bad way. As of right now we've had 44 people signup to be tested to see if they would be a possible match for my wife. We aren't talking about saying "hey, I'm rooting for you", these are people saying, "hey, I'll give you … [Read more...]

My Wife Needs a Kidney…

Yesterday was national kidney day across the country, and for the most part it probably went by unnoticed by most people but not by my wife or I. We found out this past week that my wife, Donna, had slipped into what's considered "stage 5 kidney failure". Her kidney's basically operate at 14% right now. Since we announced this to our family and … [Read more...]

Mud Hogging in a Ford Festiva…

The other day Layne Fortenberry and I were on the interstate coming home from Memphis and were somewhere on that long stretch of road between West Memphis and Earle when we both glanced about 500 yards or so off the interstate and noticed a Ford Festiva stuck in the middle of a beautiful green wheat field (miles from the interstate and discernable … [Read more...]

Spencer’s 4th Birthday Party!

Even though his birthday isn't until later this week we decided to have his birthday party this past weekend because we have a lot of things going on in the coming days, plus it was the only day we could find open for us to use the place he goes to for therapy, Imagination Station. We invited all of his teachers and classmates from Little Life … [Read more...]

‘GREATER’ Movie Release Pushed Back… but it’s okay!

I got news earlier today that the movie release has been pushed back, but not for bad reasons (even though it's a little discouraging at first thought), but for good reasons. For this reason I shared the definition of the word "patience" today on Facebook because I know a lot of you are going to be upset by the news. Yeah, we are all anxious for … [Read more...]

Deliver Hope Fundraiser Update!

I was just going through my emails for the day and was pleasantly surprised to see that our non-profit, Deliver Hope, has received a lot of support from the community. Some of you might remember that I blogged about our upcoming event on Saturday, January 23rd (from 6:30pm - 8:30pm) at Conway First Baptist Church. (more about the event here) We … [Read more...]

My Review of ‘GREATER’

This movie will easily find it's place on the shelf next to 'Rudy' and 'Brian's Song'. The kid that plays Aaron is sort of adorable! -- Cotton Rohrscheib As many of you are probably already aware (and tired of hearing about) my son, Spencer Rohrscheib, is in a movie that will be hitting theaters nationwide on January 29th. The name of the movie … [Read more...]

“Dare to Dream Banquet” – Saturday, January 25th

I serve on the board of directors for an amazing non-profit, Deliver Hope. We recently had our grand opening / open house, click here for more info on our resource center. If you are not familiar with Deliver Hope here's a great explanation: Our vision is that every young person, no matter the circumstance they face in life, have the opportunity … [Read more...]

Official Movie Trailer for ‘Greater’

The official movie trailer for 'Greater', the Brandon Burlsworth Story, has been released this week on YouTube. I'm also starting to see a lot of positive promotion about the movie from media around the country. As many of you are probably already aware, our son, Spencer, plays baby Aaron Burlsworth in the movie. Needless to say, we are so excited … [Read more...]

Our UBER Disaster at the Liberty Bowl

We learned a valuable lesson about UBER this past weekend. In case you're not familiar with UBER, it's an app you can use in lieu of calling a cab and actually ride with someone who's earning extra money in their own personal vehicles. According to their website, they are evolving the way the world moves by seamlessly connecting riders to drivers … [Read more...]