Monthly Archives: June 2013

Thanks for a Special Day

Today was my last Sunday in the pulpit as the pastor in charge of a local United Methodist Church. I may preach in a United Methodist Church again, but I will never be the pastor in charge. I have approached … Continue reading

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Jesus Will Be With Us

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am … Continue reading

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Reading A Love Letter

“Now there was an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official of the Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, in charge of her entire treasury.  He had come to worship, and was returning home; seated in his chariot, he was reading the prophet … Continue reading

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Taking Care of The Pastoral Family

Today we had to be in Winston to meet the Duke Energy people to pick up our old freezer. Rising at 5:45 we get to the house at 7:00am and the Duke people get there at 7:05. We worked to … Continue reading

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Find Yourself In Retirement?

When asking people what to write about someone suggested writing about how to handle retirement? WOW… I don’t retire until after Sunday. I don’t have a clue on how to handle it. But people have been giving me advice. Remember … Continue reading

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I Have Fallen and I CAN’T GET UP!

Originally posted on Our Daily Journey:
Steve & Shirley First thing this morning I received an email from Mary Council informing me that Lee Perkins was in Forsyth Hospital, he had a stroke, and was asking for me. Remember, it…

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I Have Fallen and I CAN’T GET UP!

First thing this morning I received an email from Mary Council informing me that Lee Perkins was in Forsyth Hospital, he had a stroke, and was asking for me. Remember, it was a little over three years ago that Lee … Continue reading

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Moving Aches and Pains

Yesterday afternoon, after getting home from Junaluska, Stephen and Joy and the kids called to say they had the trailer and would meet us in Winston to help move some of the bigger stuff. We spent several hours loading the … Continue reading

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Breaking in Line

Well, it is Conference Sunday and all United Methodists in the Western NC Conference knows what that means… heading home from Junaluska… it is traffic… it is eating somewhere around Hickory… and it is getting back home. This week at … Continue reading

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Passing the Mantle

It is Saturday night at Annual Conference and everyone knows what that means… the ordination of Elders and Deacons. Have you noticed an ecclesiastical progression during the week? First there was the recognition of the new provisional members and their … Continue reading

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