Monthly Archives: August 2011

Grafted In

Over the past eighteen years of living in Oregon I’ve learned a lot about roses. It’s not because of my own interest in and study of roses, but because of my wife’s. When she discovered how wonderfully roses grow and … Continue reading

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Heart, Mouth and Feet

Back when I was first feeling the call to pastoral ministry (age 15-16), my then pastor, a dear saint named Monty McWhorter, assigned me a whole host of Scripture to memorize. It included the last few verses of this week’s … Continue reading

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Lumpy Mercy

I returned today from a 3-week “mini-sabbatical,” for which I am deeply grateful to our congregation and to the Lord. It was a peaceful time of prayer, reading, and relaxing and recreating with family. Now, here I am looking at … Continue reading

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