Category Archives: Church

This blog is about the “I” in who conducts baptisms

There is a growing practice that I’ve noticed taking place in the last couple of years which I sense may become a trend. At first I was a bit uncomfortable with it. It challenged me. It revolves around the “I”.  … Continue reading

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Work of the Holy Spirit 

In the Old Testament the Holy Spirit had a ‘come and go’ ministry. At Pentecost He came to indwell believers and abide in the living Church of Jesus Christ.  Old Testament ‘Come and Go’  “So the Spirit of the LORD … Continue reading

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A Man and His Cap – A Spiritual Lesson?

                It’s been a good day with an early morning yard work project before a trip to town. A quick stop at Kenny’s Real Italian Water Ice for a flavorful cool drink, then … Continue reading

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Another perspective 

After viewing the post below, I quickly jotted down some thoughts. I’m not a fan of Joel Osteen and this is not about him. It’s about the remarks made before getting to mentioning him.  It is his view about Hell … Continue reading

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Written Down!

I once pastured a church where a member was notorious for having conflict with the members. Strangely the church consisted in a large part of the very people who made up her own kinfolk. Naturally I learned about the woman … Continue reading

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A Pastoral Experience

As a pastor you’re bound to have varied experiences. Some kinda funny. Others not so much. Because this is based on a true story I have decided to change a name to protect the privacy of others.  Allen (not his … Continue reading

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Blind Faith

My dad was born blind. He attended school for the deaf and the blind. His was blind his entire life, up until the day he died. Dad died at age seventy. He would be ninety-six today. His life was one … Continue reading

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