Tag Archives: Sunday

For the Love of Pocket Watches

The constant “tick-a-tick-a-tick-a-tick-a-tick” sounded quietly from the large, calloused hands of my grandfather.  Church was running long and I was getting quite squirmy.  As effective as a pacifier for a toddler, when he reached into his watch pocket and pulled … 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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Church Music

In the words of the Book of Hebrews:  “Jesus Christ is the same, yesterday, today, and forever.”  But church music has changed a lot in my lifetime. I was raised in a small United Methodist Church near Kingsport, Tennessee, in … Continue reading

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