The phone rang about noon. The voice on the other end of the line was frantic. The best I could tell from what little sense this person was making is that there had been an accident…on a farm…involving an 11 year old boy…and please hurry. I immediately jumped in my car and traveled the distance… Read More »
The Curse of Social Distancing
2020 has been a year for the record books! The impact of covid 19 has been felt around the world and touched every home in one way or another. One of the new terms that now flows from our mouths is “social distancing”. This, of course, has to do with the suggestion and/or mandate from… Read More »
A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post that talked about the yard at the parsonage and how it was an ongoing, challenging project. Perhaps you might enjoy hearing that progress continues to be made in our project. New grass has sprouted and even grown tall enough and dense enough to need to be… Read More »
Wisdom When Facing the Promise of Better
I remember as a child watching cartoons on Saturday mornings and hearing commercials about “new and improved”. That phrase could be applied to virtually anything being advertised: breakfast cereal, a toy, a game or even some cartoon character. I remember wanting to throw out some perfectly good cereal because it didn’t have the special ingredient… Read More »
Me and Ms. Camille are currently engaged in a battle at the parsonage! Before your mind wanders too far into what we might be battling, let me be clear. We are not battling each other but instead a common enemy! WEEDS! You probably gave a sigh of relief. Weeds are everywhere and if you are… Read More »
The Discipline of Focus
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, Focus is defined as: (a) center of activity, attraction, or attention or (b) a point of concentration, directed attention. Focus is a critical dimension to grasping new concepts and the completion of tasks. Focus has applications in literally every area of life. Whether you are fishing, memorizing… Read More »
How to Advance the Kingdom of God?
If you were to take a poll and ask Christ-followers this question: “What are some of the most effective ways you have discovered to advance the Kingdom of God?” I suspect you will get a wide variety of responses. First, there will be some who look at you like you are speaking a foreign language. … Read More »
Discovering Hope when exploring my new home!
It’s been about 2 months since Camille and I moved to Mississippi. It has been a wonderful experience even though we have had to face some challenges that have made getting acclimated more difficult. A few days ago, we decided we needed to get out of town for awhile and took a drive to some… Read More »
Our Daily Battle with….NOISE!
Part of my daily routine includes a brisk morning walk. On days that find me working at the Church building, I often set off for downtown Fulton. If you happen to see me on my walk you will notice I am wearing headphones as I love to use this time to listen to music, a… Read More »
Hanging out in Cemeteries!
Welcome to my blog! I am making plans to add to this blog on a weekly basis and am happy to be able to share with you via this forum. You are probably wondering why this post has a tombstone on it and why it’s title is what it is! There is a method to… Read More »
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