Category Archives: Ministry

Heretic: You Have Got to Be Kidding Me

Update:  It seemsMr. Fella is making the rounds of the church folk, trying to solicit sympathy and support for his cause.  I guess the ‘misunderstanding’ had to do with something about the “Second Work of Grace,” aka “The Baptism of … Continue reading

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Negotiating with Terrorists

Dilemma.  Pressure.  Wrestling.  Discernment.   Those words accurately describe the past three weeks. There is this fellow and his family who have recently “come back” to the church I pastor.  He and his wife grew up, were loved and nurtured and … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Wish …

… I could get in the car and just drive and keep on going, without a care in the world. Away from people, situations, circumstances to a place where there is only simplicity and peace … … and me, just … Continue reading

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Mean Kids

What is it about picking on someone?  Why is it easier to critize than compliment?  Why be snarky when you can just be quiet? As I’ve grown older, my hair has gotten darker.  I was a tow-head when I was … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet? My Guess is … No, Not Yet

It’s been an busy time here at Little Church Around the Corner.  They’ve seen new people come and new people go.  They’ve even kept some new people.  They’ve been told they are warm, caring, supportive and loving.  But they’ve also been … Continue reading

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Utter Sadness

This is what the Lord says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But you said, ‘We will … Continue reading

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Breathe, Just Breathe

Every year, around my birthday, I take a honest look at my life and reevaluate where I’m going and what I’m doing, what I believe and what I chose to reexamine.  This year I turned 53.  And I decided that … Continue reading

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