Tag Archives: Jesus

Comparing yourself to others

We were on a mission trip to New Bern, NC last week with Samaritan’s Purse.  Samaritan’s Purse is there helping people recover from historic flooding last fall.  The insulation in the crawlspace had to be replaced.  Fortunately it had already … Continue reading

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You have the right to remain silent

I read an article from the Washington Post that basically says two thirds of Americans are staying silent out of fear.  Not fear of the government, but fear of harassment on social media, and I assume fear of losing friends.  … Continue reading

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Words of Encouragement

It has been 11 days since I made a post on my blog.  I expect a card from Lisa Ohlinger is probably in the mail.  (Don’t feel bad if it’s not, Lisa.  I’m half joking.)  Lisa and her husband Jeff … Continue reading

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The keys to the kingdom

When I first became a pastor back in Mason, WV in 2007, I remember how strange it seemed to me that I show up and the people gave me the keys to the church.  Looking back, it would have actually … Continue reading

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What do you go by?

Yesterday Galen was taping the walls in one of the halls to be painted.  He was taping a line in the middle of the wall down a 40 foot hall to paint below the line.  It was obvious after the … Continue reading

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Protection beyond belief

This morning I got the hose out to water the plants around the outside of our house.  As much as I love plants, the best part of winter is not having to water all the plants around our home.  As … Continue reading

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Open to the world

The Short Gap Volunteer Fire Company is hosting Elite Pro Wrestling on October 19.  Member Chad Muir is stoked.  He likes wrestling and he loves the fire company and to combine the two for a fundraiser is like heaven to … Continue reading

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