Author Archives: scottknowlton

God is never surprised

One of my favorite sports quotes is Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly a few years ago, who responded to a question about his QB cheating on a test: “Am I surprised? Heck no. I have a 16 year old knucklehead … Continue reading

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Putting my phone in bacon grease

I am reminded that we often think we know how things are going to turn out, and we are often wrong. Continue reading

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Time to blog and time to read it

I have a beloved friend in Montana who will be happy to know I am alive.  Nearly any time I go a week and a half without blogging, I get an email from her.  It is hard for me to … Continue reading

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The unpredictability of God

This past Tuesday I was cleaning the deck with a pressure washer. I got a text that Samaritan’s Purse had opened a disaster response location in Marshall County WV.  Diane came out to ask me if I got the text.  … Continue reading

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Something happened

One thing is for sure, there is evidence that something happened last night. This has bear written all over it. Continue reading

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Holding on tightly to nothing

…it reminded me of all the things in this world we cling so tightly to that are really meaningless through the lens of eternity. Continue reading

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Faith in spite of reasons to doubt

My sermon Sunday was from Acts 3 about God, through Peter and John, healing and allowing a lame man to walk.  I’ve heard it preached over and over and I have preached that story myself more than once.  I have … Continue reading

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