Tag Archives: Spirituality

You Can Get Your “Shout” Back

First, let me just add, I’m not a Pentecostal, but I do occasionally find myself in the position of shouting in worship.  The Holy Spirit has a way of doing that to you.  Sometimes you shed a tear, sometimes you … Continue reading

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How Loving and Leading Can Be a Faithful Response in Today’s Church

I have developed a deep love for southwest Virginia. I am so blessed to have met many exemplary people who have lived faithful lives and died faithful deaths here. There are some wonderful, loving ways people are living their lives here as disciples of Jesus Christ. It isn’t a vast wasteland at all. Continue reading

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Dancing On One Leg

My son doesn’t belong to me.  He was born into another family and came to our family about six and a half years ago as we became his foster parents.  Without saying too much, let me just say, he came … Continue reading

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One God, Many Churches

In 1998 the District Superintendent of the United Methodist District where I was serving retired from active ministry.  Some of us felt bad for him since he had chosen to retire from a district instead of a church where he … Continue reading

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A Palm Sunday Prayer

Exalted King, humble Savior, O Blessed One, you entered the Holy City with prophetic signs, with shouts, and in faithful obedience to your Divine purpose:  Grant us grace, Lord Jesus, to worship you this day as King, to see in … Continue reading

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Global Warming

It is my contention that when Christians practice what our faith teaches, the world will grow warmer, and people will experience renewed joy, peace and blessing. Where we have been effective in our discipleship they have. Continue reading

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Popcorn Factory, near North fork of the Holston, Scott Co, VA

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