Category Archives: Opportunity

You are Loved by Your Creator

On Friday our roads got sprayed.  Locals know that means snow and/or ice is on the way.  I have heard the road spray contains beet juice.  I have not researched that.  However, the weekend came and went and there was … Continue reading

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No spare tire

It’s funny how things get named.  Think of the term “spare tire”?  We would never name it that today.  We would probably call it an “extra tire” or “emergency tire”.  I have a mini van and the spare tire is … Continue reading

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Knowing your audience

It’s tough to preach on Sunday mornings because there is such a wide variety of people in the pews.  Every Sunday at Wesley Chapel, among those attending are lost people who need to be saved, discouraged Christians who need to … Continue reading

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One thing leads to another leads to God

In the 1980’s Diane and I attended Sistersville First United Methodist Church.  Fast forward 30 years and the son of the pastor at Sistersville connected with us to come to our church in Short Gap to talk about being called … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Warned

Better get your bread, milk, and eggs, and do not wait until Monday.  Route 28 Discount Store will be closed on Monday and Walmart will be chaos.  Grady’s One Stop in Fort Ashby will be open and people will surely … Continue reading

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Getting them all riled up

Yesterday as I began to preach at 8:50, I told the early church folks that just because we got out at 9:20, I did not shorten my sermon.  We were just ahead of schedule.  At 9:38 when church was over, … Continue reading

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A way that works

I earn gas points when I shop at a local grocery store.  When I earn enough points to get free gas I am permitted to get 25 gallon. I do not have a vehicle that will hold that much so … Continue reading

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