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Three Kings in Memphis

Several years ago I traveled to the big city of Memphis to embark on an educational journey.  Wanting to obtain a doctor of ministry, I had looked at different schools in different places, and pondered a variety of programs.  I … Continue reading

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New Hats and Methodist Conferences

It’s a Spring ritual.  Old timers say it used to be an autumn ritual, but that’s before my day, and since I never experienced it, I can only write from what I know. But every year when the Day Lilies … Continue reading

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Autumn Memories in Weber City, Va

The air’s a little stiff in September.  Fall is here, trees are starting to show signs of their annual foliage transformation.  Fires are keeping apple butter kettles hot, and hogs are eating their way to the dining room table.  Deer … Continue reading

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Robert Sayers Sheffey, Mountain Preacher and Man of Prayer

You can’t count the angels I see right now. And there’s your mother among ’em. I can’t stay here any longer. You come on! Continue reading

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Chewing Gum and the Rapture

I don’t know when I first became aware that little blobs of pink on the bottom of the church chairs was actually chewing gum.  But I am sure I saw some the night Pastor Steve came to preach.  The minister … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Tuesday of Holy Week

Read John 12:20-36 Lord Jesus, we seek you for you have the words of Life.  On this day you shared yourself with strangers.  Help us to look for you in the faces of people we meet, straining to find you while … Continue reading

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Enter a New Year

2011 is now lying on the ash heap of history. This year brought tidal waves, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes and snow storms of magnificent strength.  It also brought an end to a mystifying war in Babylonia.  This year Scotty McCreery became … Continue reading

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