Category Archives: Opportunity

Nothing like a heavy old mop

Last night I was finishing up in the kitchen and I knew that thing I had been putting off could be put off no longer. I had to mop the floor. Lately, all the rage has been a Swiffer wet … Continue reading

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Do not misunderstand: all are welcome

Instead of believing there is a free dinner for the entire community, they could read it as a “community free dinner” where nobody from the community is permitted… Continue reading

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Will they miss you?

Today is Ralph Ross’s birthday. Ralph and Sally Ross are two of the people I miss most from the six year season of our lives that God had us walking with the folks in upper Mason County, WV. There are … Continue reading

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Thank God for America – Happy 4th of July

We have spent 246 years attempting to “form a more perfect Union” Continue reading

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Who are you with?

The other day Diane, our son Matt, and I took Pastor Brian Smith out to eat breakfast at Wilma’s Diner to treat him on his birthday. Brian is working at the Short Gap VFC a few days a week in … Continue reading

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Giving thanks for another year to proclaim Jesus in Short Gap

This has been my view on most mornings for the past nine years. Anniversaries are always a time to reflect on the past and often times, to contemplate the future. That is where I find myself this week as it … Continue reading

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Just tell me what you want

Diane saved a cat’s life a couple of years ago when she went to the shelter to get it. The owner had died and the cat had been at the shelter less than 24 hours and was cowering in the … Continue reading

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Painting a picture of the God of Hope

Diane and I have been doing some indoor painting. We got the paint at Ollie’s for $15-$17 a gallon. That’s about half the price as the paint at the paint store or big box hardware stores. The color selections are … Continue reading

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Jehovah Jireh – The God who provides

Yesterday it was announced that 660,000 Operation Christmas Child boxes will be going to Ukraine and Ukrainian border areas. Continue reading

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When you have messed up

The other day our treasurer told me a check from November had not been cashed. So I sent a text to the person with the check inquiring about it. He is a “missionary to America” and we sometimes support him … Continue reading

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