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The Greenwood Mall - Tuesday, January 3rd 2017 12:08 AM
I used to love going to the Mall.  I was never a “Mall rat” but I did enjoy walking through the people who were shopping on Friday nights when there was nothing...
Shaggy and the talking dog - Saturday, December 17th 2016 3:05 PM
Do you remember the cartoon Scooby Doo?  I used to watch it every day as a kid and now I can watch it with the Wee Ones since the movies were made.  A couple of weeks ago, we...
Footprints in the Sand - Thursday, November 17th 2016 11:27 PM
This time last week, we were having fun with our Florida friends.  The Wee Ones were playing with their friend in his room while we were having great conversation with our...
Office Hours for the Church Part 2 - Monday, November 7th 2016 10:45 PM
“What is it that you do during the week?”  “Why don’t you visit more people?”  “Why is it that I can never get in touch with you?”...
Office Hours for the Church - Friday, November 4th 2016 1:57 PM
“I didn’t know your church was still here.”  “I assumed that you closed the doors because I never see anybody at the church.”  “I want to...
Recovering from a Bypass Surgery - Monday, October 24th 2016 11:23 PM
Yesterday was a great day at church!  One of my elders, Marvin, showed up for morning worship for the first time since mid-August.  His adventure began with a pain in his...
Dare to Dream Part 3 - Monday, October 17th 2016 7:05 PM
The wonderful thing about Tiggers is that Tiggers are wonderful things… In my last post, I wrote about the Eeyore effect and how it holds back the dreamers in the...
Dare to Dream Part 2 - Thursday, October 13th 2016 11:22 PM
As I am writing this post, the San Diego Chargers are entering the 4th Quarter against the Denver Broncos with a 19-3 lead.  At first glance, this is not really newsworthy...
Dare to Dream - Tuesday, September 27th 2016 2:24 AM
After building up momentum over the last couple of months, I ended up missing last week for blog posts because of the busy week I had.  Well, now that I am a little less busy...
Friendships that last forever - Thursday, September 15th 2016 11:57 PM
As the proud owner of the Beverly Hills 90210 DVD collection, I am not ashamed to admit that I am presently going through my third viewing of the episodes.  In this particular...
Is the church acting like the IRS? (Part 2) - Wednesday, September 7th 2016 11:34 PM
One of the most annoying parts about my communication with the IRS was the fact that I was clueless while they had all the answers, and they were not giving them to me.  I was...
Is the church acting like the IRS? (Part 1) - Wednesday, August 31st 2016 1:32 PM
  Tax season is always an adventure.  Every year, people go through the piles of receipts, forms, and multiple cups of coffee so they can stay awake long enough to...
Buying a used car part 2 - Monday, August 22nd 2016 12:24 PM
Looks like we have a bonus post this week!  LOL! Yesterday, I wrote about how searching for a church is similar to buying a used car.  Every church will have problems and...
Buying a used car - Sunday, August 21st 2016 11:49 PM
Those who know us are familiar with the struggles we have been experiencing with our van over the past year.  After 8 years of faithful service, we are facing the tough...
Hotel Chain vs. Price Finder - Monday, August 15th 2016 10:57 PM
When we were preparing for our trip to California, one of the details we had to work out was where we were going to sleep at night.  I mapped out the trip and found 4 cities...
Clutter is hazardous to your health - Monday, August 8th 2016 8:02 PM
Today, I was watching Dr. Phil since there was nothing else on TV that caught my eye, and I actually found it interesting.  He had a couple that was struggling with clutter in...
Looking at the Big Picture will prevent tunnel vision - Monday, August 1st 2016 11:21 PM
Now that we have been back home on the East Coast for a few days, I have noticed that I am watching movies closer to see if I recognize the filming locations.  I was watching a...
The journey is almost over - Tuesday, July 26th 2016 1:06 AM
July has been an exciting month for my family because we have been on a cross-country trip to California since July 5. We began our trip in South Carolina and we ended in...
The Happiest Place on Earth - Monday, July 18th 2016 4:34 AM
As I sit in the hotel room getting ready to sleep, I am thinking about the day we just had in Disneyland, the “Happiest Place on Earth” and I am just wondering if...
The Journey to a Better Story - Tuesday, July 12th 2016 4:11 AM
As I sit in the hotel room getting ready to sleep, I am thinking about the NACC that begins tomorrow.  The theme for this year is “A Better Story” because of the...
Reflections about the North American Christian Convention Part 7 - Monday, July 4th 2016 12:32 PM
Ok, so my plan to write this a couple of days after the last post didn’t work out, but that’s ok because I still have time to get this in before we begin the journey...
Reflections about the North American Christian Convention Part 6 - Monday, June 27th 2016 4:38 PM
With the Orlando convention in the rear view mirror, it was time to focus on Louisville.  We met in October for the planning sessions and once again, it was the most intense...
Reflections about the North American Christian Convention Part 5 - Monday, June 20th 2016 11:24 PM
One of the reasons why I continue to make the trip to the NACC every year is because of the variety that comes with a different theme, president, executive committee, and...
Reflections about the North American Christian Convention Part 4 - Monday, June 13th 2016 10:07 PM
The last part of 2010 was rough for my family as I was searching for a church to serve while dealing with some personal issues.  By the way, my seminary classes were still...
Reflections about the North American Christian Convention Part 3 - Tuesday, June 7th 2016 4:16 PM
The 2009 theme for the North American Christian Convention was appropriate for my life as it was called “Still Amazed” and there were many events happening in my...