Category Archives: Obstacles

When the wife is away

I cannot remember if I am on my second or third tub of french onion chip dip in the last week. I want to say second, but it is probably the third. I naturally eat potato chips with the dip … Continue reading

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God cares about us all

This morning is the foggiest I’ve seen the beach and all my trips here. The beach at Myrtle Beach is sparsely populated on New Year’s Eve day anyhow, and this morning the fog gives the illusion of loneliness. I came … Continue reading

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My best New Year’s advice

My favorite part of Facebook is the memories page. It’s the first thing I check when I get on Facebook. It’s a primary reason that I post many things. On this day in 2014 Diane took me to the Christmas … Continue reading

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Agreement in the UMC

The Bible is clear that God’s people are to love. In the UMC it is probably the one single thing on which every person, without exception, agrees. You might think every pastor would agree on the substitutionary atonement of the … Continue reading

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We hope they are not finished with Knobley Road

Knobley Road is a highly traveled winding road in Mineral County, WV. People who have lived out that way for years will tell you stories about walking it. They would advise against walking it today. It has been a paved … Continue reading

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Do not loot in Florida after Hurricane Ian

I saw a 30 second clip of Governor Ron DeSantis answering a questions about looting in Florida after Hurricane Ian. He said he has heard that people in boats might be coming upon the battered islands trespassing upon peoples’ property … Continue reading

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Jesus meets our needs

Last night was our church’s night to provide and serve dinner for folks in and around the Union Rescue Mission. We fed about 80 people and we had chapel service for about 50 people after dinner. We also took about … Continue reading

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I Gave You Everything I Had ~ Vince Gill

Last night it was nearing bedtime and I was flipping through the TV channels. Do we still say flipping? I got caught up in a tribute to Vince Gill on Country Music Television. I know he was once the front … Continue reading

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Shot to the heart…

I pray for all the pastors who are willing to proclaim the whole truth of God, who know what a target that puts on them as they speak life to people who love the ways of a dying world. Continue reading

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Roll with it

Todd Beamer became one of the more famous passengers of Flight 93 when he rallied with other passengers in an effort to re-take the plane and ended up thwarting the hijackers efforts to crash the plane in Washington, D.C. He … Continue reading

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