Archive: Jul 2014

  1. Do You Understand This?

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    7 Pentecost; Matthew 13: 31-33, 44-52 During the last few weeks, I’ve been flipping through the TV channels as is my usual custom.  It drives Cookie crazy, so we usually watch separate TV’s.  Anyway, I’ve noticed that the movie Miracle has been on several times.  It’s one of my all-time favorite sports movies and it […]

  2. Weed Whacking

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    Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43; 6 Pentecost This past Wednesday, we had a rather large group of folks come in seeking assistance.  All in all, there were nine family units, several with multiple small tots in tow.  They kept me hopping for a good hour, with Ann and Cheryl’s assistance.  Most of the requests were for […]

  3. The Fountain of Youth

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    Matthew 11: 16-19, 25-30; 07062014 Cookie and I will be traveling to St. Augustine, Florida the first week of August.  It’s one of our favorite places to go on vacation, and we try and get there every couple of years or so.  As most of you probably know, St. Augustine is the oldest city in […]

  4. Temptation and Faith

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    Genesis 22: 1-14; 06292014 This past week I was whiling away the time, doing nothing of any importance, when I was afflicted by a sudden temptation.  It was a rather persistent temptation as temptations go, and I finally had to ask Cookie to go to the store.  I was in desperate need of a large […]