I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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Anyone know this song from long ago. “There is glory, there is glory, there’s a glory hallelujah in my soul.” A good way to start the Sabbath day. – Okay, not the original Sabbath. An argument so early in the … Continue reading
“When will I have to stop going to church?” asked the little boy. “What?” I responded, not believing I could have heard right. “When will I have to stop going to church?” he repeated. Noticing my bewilderment, he clarified, “When … Continue reading
The following paragraphs are from my essay “What Does Church Look Like.” ***************** CAN YOU IMAGINE? Jesus had many followers but He kept his students to twelve? He fed five thousand but didn’t claim to be their leader. Give him … Continue reading
SO WHEN AND WHERE ARE WE TO MEET and what are we to do when we get there? How do we spur to love and good deeds and encourage one another? What else are we to do, and how do … Continue reading
Oh, dear, we are in the second week of January and nobody has asked my advice for a 2018 theme or slogan for their church. I so much wanted to be consulted! I was all ready to say – let’s … Continue reading
(Picture is my granddad and grandma. I’ll tell you about Grandma’s bonnet … Continue reading
BRAY ALL YOU WANT TO BUT GOD WILL NOT BE MANIPULATED I have told you all many times that I am a very “churchy” person. I believe in the local church for education, worship, fellowship, and outreach. Sometimes I tell … Continue reading
Comment from blogger: “My husband and I raised three sons and this is totally the type of plain speaking we used on them. We always told them their main job as a boyfriend was to make sure they treated their … Continue reading