Tag Archives: Russell County

Places I’ve Lived: Paint Lick, VA

Back in 1989 I was appointed to the  Belfast-Midway Charge in the Tazewell District of the Holston Conference.  My first appointment out of seminary, it was my first charge as a pastor, and I was given the reigns of two … Continue reading

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Places I’ve Lived: Belfast, Virginia

The itineracy of the United Methodist Church requires us to go and live in places where the churches are located to which we are appointed by the bishop of our annual conference.  My first itineracy was to a place that … Continue reading

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When Frost Falls on the Kudzu

It’s difficult to guard the landscape of our hearts from the invasive vines of time. Continue reading

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The Baptism of Mrs. Maggie

God’s grace is an act of inclusion. There isn’t anyone beyond the scope of God’s love. Continue reading

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