Monthly Archives: March 2018

There all along

For the last 6 weeks I have known I needed to order coffee filters for our 3 burner Bunn coffee maker.  They take a bigger filter, not a standard household filter.  I’ve even used paper towels to make coffee, so … Continue reading

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Followers who don’t really follow

I have been blogging for about 8 years.  Over that time I have had about 300 other bloggers “follow” my blog.  At first, I clicked the obligatory “follow” for the person who followed me.  Then I realized 99% of them … Continue reading

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Knowing your audience

It’s tough to preach on Sunday mornings because there is such a wide variety of people in the pews.  Every Sunday at Wesley Chapel, among those attending are lost people who need to be saved, discouraged Christians who need to … Continue reading

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One thing leads to another leads to God

In the 1980’s Diane and I attended Sistersville First United Methodist Church.  Fast forward 30 years and the son of the pastor at Sistersville connected with us to come to our church in Short Gap to talk about being called … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Warned

Better get your bread, milk, and eggs, and do not wait until Monday.  Route 28 Discount Store will be closed on Monday and Walmart will be chaos.  Grady’s One Stop in Fort Ashby will be open and people will surely … Continue reading

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You gotta be careful

This morning at the church egg making I overheard a guy I have never seen before.  He said he was on unemployment for a few weeks until he got called back to his job.  When you are drawing unemployment you … Continue reading

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Getting them all riled up

Yesterday as I began to preach at 8:50, I told the early church folks that just because we got out at 9:20, I did not shorten my sermon.  We were just ahead of schedule.  At 9:38 when church was over, … Continue reading

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