Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Nursery

I miss the old dirt parking lot. I do not wish to reverse time and bring it back, hardly. No, thank you. I greatly prefer our new concrete one, but that doesn’t mean that I can’t miss aspects of the … Continue reading

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PC Hip

Yes, I am computer savvy. Suave and savvy. I recently finished a Forbes magazine quiz on computer jargon. I mailed mine in. I haven’t heard back yet on how I did, but here are a few of the questions that … Continue reading

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Hunger Games

This may surprise you, but, there is a portion of scripture in the gospels that talks about the serene-appearing lawn game of croquet. It is found in the gospel of Matthew, chapter 10, verses 34-36: “Do not think that I … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning

Wordless interludes. That’s what you might call them. I have had them since I was a boy. They came easier then. I also had them when I was a teen. Then they almost left me for awhile, for adult life, … Continue reading

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Shepherd (Part Three)

If we compared different forms of foot racing to living life, the Bible does at times, which event would be the most representative? It would certainly not be sprint racing. Unimpeded. Sleek. Cheetah smooth. Quick starts. Quicker finishes. Life is … Continue reading

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Shepherd (Part Two)

Continuing from Monday. If you haven’t yet, please read it first. 11.  Have a life verse. Mine? Ephesians 4:28 “Let him who stole steal no more, but rather let him labor, working with his hands what is good, that he … Continue reading

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For the Young Shepherd

I feel that I would be doing some sort of disservice if I did not, at some point, speak directly to the young pastor starting out. The platform on which stands the wooden pulpit of my church is raised from … Continue reading

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