Keeping Your Eyes Open

Seeing God's Hand in the Ordinary

William Roger Matkin

Keeping Your Eyes Open

This book is a compilation of stories, metaphors, insights, and personal experiences not organized around a particular theme. Throughout his 41 year career as a minister to students, the author had numerous opportunities to speak and write. Often the inspiration came straight from the humdrum of daily living and the various arenas that defined his life as a husband, father, minister, carpenter, fisherman, hunter, and gardener. The author leans heavily on his admiration and respect for the Scripture drawing parallels between Biblical truth and everyday life lessons.

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William Roger Matkin

The author was born and raised in Del Rio Texas. He received his BA from Texas A&M in math and physics. He earned his MDiv from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and is DMin from San Francisco Theological Seminary. During his career, he served on seven campuses in Weatherford, Fort Worth, and San Antonio. He embraced the opportunity to impact student lives and formed lasting relationships that span four decades. In retirement, he continues to pursue his life passions: spending time with his wife of 51 years and his kids and grandkids. He enjoys fishing, hunting, carpentry and gardening. He continues to “Keep His Eyes Open”.