Author Archives: scottknowlton

The desire to control God

A.W. Tozer wrote, “What comes to mind when you think about God is the most important thing about you.”  Rick Warren says, “Big God allows for Big goals. Small God=small goals.”  In context, both are saying that God does not … Continue reading

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Where to find Free Wifi

This morning someone was parked in front of the church for a few minutes.  They had their head down looking at their phone. And they were not just parked in the church lot, which is common, but they had pulled … Continue reading

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Getting ready

This morning into early afternoon I spent several hours cleaning the church kitchen, social hall, and utility room.  The women of the church will be doing a dinner for a memorial service Saturday and Wilison Oil is coming to do … Continue reading

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Separating ourselves

Yesterday I posted about people who walk a trail from low income housing to a grocery store.  A lot of people read and shared it.  I said that the people we avoid are people Jesus would have gone out of … Continue reading

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People like that

There is a trail between Martin’s grocery store and Patrick’s Pub.  The downtown Martin’s has been the store I frequented most in the last 4+ years that I have lived in Short Gap.  I always saw people walking on that … Continue reading

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Peace in the midst of anxiety and chaos

Yesterday someone told me they have been anxious to the point of feeling unhealthy.  They pointed out that social media and the news is a bombardment of negativity and it upsets them.  All the cable news networks have figured out … Continue reading

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Burning off a cookie

It would also take one hour on the treadmill to equal the calories from a medium sized order of McDonald’s french fries! It is no wonder it is so easy to gain weight and so hard to lose weight. Continue reading

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