Category Archives: Opportunity

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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Feral Cats (and people)

Diane and I know a couple, Greg and Sheri Anderson, at Lakewood Camping Resort in Myrtle Beach who has been trapping feral (untamed) cats in the campground. They, along with a non-profit, primarily provide them with surgeries (so they will … 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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God is faithful in every season

This morning I saw photos (through our friend Don Hayes) of a couple who had been cooking for Samaritan’s Purse in Alaska. My first thought was, “Diane and I could do that!” We almost went to Alaska in 2010 through … 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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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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