Category Archives: Walking the Walk

A fire we do not want protected from

Today the company that checks on our fire extinguishers came for their yearly visit.  I was told that four need recharged and two need to be taken back to the shop.  They will leave us loaners for the two they … Continue reading

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The courage to call people to repentance

Over the last couple of years I have bought about 320 cases of green beans.  That is almost 4,000 cans of green beans!  The people at our Wednesday night community dinners love green beans when they are cooked for several … Continue reading

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Upside down

Diane and I flew back from Houston on Friday from serving with Samaritan’s Purse for a week.  Sometimes it was hard to tell sea from sky.  I could see how pilots could get confused.  I think I remember hearing that … Continue reading

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What will replace the self checkouts?

Yesterday was a tough decision about cancelling church.  Last week we had one consolidated worship at 11.  This week, after the plowing left a wet parking lot and with the temperature plummeting throughout the day which would have left the … Continue reading

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When it Becomes Second Nature

This morning I drove the ambulance to the scene for the first time without anybody else on it.  Mineral County has a paramedic “chase car” that moves around the county and meets ambulances on the scene, particularly when an ambulance … Continue reading

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Always aware of the danger

It was amusing last night as I watched as many as four foxes deal with a skunk in our front yard.  They never turned their back on the skunk.  They were obviously aware of the danger that the skunk presented. … Continue reading

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Getting your attention

There is not much that gets my attention quicker than a beautiful sky. Sunrise, sunset, it does not matter.  Monday someone pulled in to the side parking lot of the church around 8 am.  Where they pulled in left them … Continue reading

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