Tag Archives: Christ

a beautiful mess

It’s right about dawn Christmas Eve morning. All is still and calm. I love this time of the morning when the whole day is full of possibility. What I’m chewing on is… birth. Specifically the birth of Jesus. Thousands, maybe … Continue reading

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thursday theology

Just finished the second meeting of a new book/scripture study I’m lucky enough to be hosting in my home this fall. I had been praying about what I might do to offer something in ministry and connection when I came … Continue reading

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in the midst of it all

It has been two years since I have served a church in a full time capacity as pastor. Two years since any official duties at Easter. A lot has changed for me in the last two years. A lot is … Continue reading

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a seeing matter

“I see!” said the blind man who picked up his hammer and saw. Remember that silly saying? For some reason it just popped in my mind. There is a story in the Bible about a blind man who came to … Continue reading

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taking the shot

It’s been over a month now but, I’m still lingering in the memory of my road trip with Tom as we traveled down the Gulf coast from Houston all the way to Panama City Beach, Florida. Tom went for business. … Continue reading

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seeking scraps

My dad was born and raised in rural South Carolina. He and his four brothers and one sister were raised on a farm outside of Woodford, South Carolina. After college he joined the army, met my mother at a USO … Continue reading

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learning what it means

It has been over a month since I have posted.  I haven’t had much to say. I’ve been getting used to unemployment, sabbatical, or retirement, depending on the perspective of the moment.  I finished my term as the interim pastor … Continue reading

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