Monthly Archives: October 2011

We are ALL “evangelicals”- or, at least, we should be…

A pet-peeve of mine within the media or society in general is the term “evangelical”, as it is used nowadays.  Isn’t an evangelical someone that “evangelizes”?  If so, then wouldn’t ALL Christians be “evangelical” per se? The current Webster’s dictionary … Continue reading

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NO MATTER WHAT – Ice Cream! Don’t Get Your Ice Cream Here!

Boy, mark that down as another one on the score board for God.

God 1,999,999,999,999,999 times right

Wendydawn – 0.

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I don’t mind flying it’s airports I can’t stand.

Recently, I needed to make a trip to visit some relatives. These days, the way the economy and gas prices are it turns out to be cheaper to fly. Even though, airlines no longer serve the delicious food of which … Continue reading

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Alabama’s Redemption

Book Review: Alabama’s Redemption by Hale Meserow Author: Karen Larkin Before Rosa Parks, MLK and JFK there was Alabama Denton. He fought bravely and tirelessly in World War II, distinguishing himself as a bona fide hero. Yet when he came … Continue reading

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The Love of a Friend

(Hebrews 4:15 NIV)  For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are–yet was without sin. Jesus is our … Continue reading

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Yes, there are still orphanages out there- and you can help

A few years ago my wife and were involved with a local orphanage as volunteers.  It was a great experience for everyone involved.  Myself, my wife, the children there, the nuns that ran the place, etc. Since then I have … Continue reading

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“I want to know what I am doing here! Does anyone know?

•Now that I have your attention have you ever asked yourself that question? Are you one of the many on this planet who wonder if we are the only people in the universe? And if we are, what are we … Continue reading

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The illusive art of catching up

Is it just me, or do others have trouble catching up? Just when it looks like I am almost caught up with some project or my to-do-list, something happens setting me back a few paces. One step forward, as they … Continue reading

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The Nothing

(Genesis 1:1-3 NIV)  In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. {2} Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. {3} … Continue reading

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When it Becomes Personal, Not Just Business

I must be doing something right.  Joyce Meyer spoke that maybe God brought that person into your life to shave the outer crusts off of you.  Well, I feel shaven.  Just when you least expect it, someone shows up that … Continue reading

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Cultivating the fine art of casual loafing

Storm clouds were brewing like fresh morning coffee in the normally placid parsonage this past week. I will not say that things got out of hand, which is not to say they did not. I just will not say. I … Continue reading

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Every Grain of Sand

Today I returned from a few days of vacation at the beach.  The coast of South Carolina is my favorite place on earth. It helped this was a free trip! My husband has a business conference while I just go … Continue reading

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Sadness & Sorrow Will Wait ‘Til Tomorrow

(Hebrews 12:11-13 NIV)  No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. {12} Therefore, strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees. … Continue reading

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My grandfather and that new contraption… the telephone

I was sitting in a restaurant on a Friday afternoon enjoying a leisurely repast with some friends. Somewhere in the middle of our conversation, my cell phone went off. Without even thinking about it, I reached into my shirt pocket, … Continue reading

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Forgiveness is not Enough

(Ephesians 4:26 NIV)  “In your anger do not sin” : Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, Anger is an emotion we all experience.  When our expectations are not met confusion or surprise ensues.  We … Continue reading

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