Monthly Archives: September 2008

On My Mind

I’ve had a lot things on my mind as of late. The result has been blogging paralysis. Today I will attempt to dump some of what is on my mind and hopefully break the log jam. Up the Down Escalator … Continue reading

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A Wonderous Week

This has been a really interesting and significant week. Ann and I traveled to Townsend Tennessee with our friends Ron & Jean Like from Kansas City. We spent four nights in a cabin on the Little River. Ron and Jean … Continue reading

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Feast

Today was a spiritual feast. The sermon by Steve Elliott entitled “Up the Down Escalator” was based on David’s encounter with Saul in 1 Samuel 17:30-40. I must say that it may make my top 10 sermon list. I will … Continue reading

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Out of Commission

I am at a local cafe so I can get an internet connection. Our DSL has been out for a day and a half and I do not know when it will be back up. The process of trying to … Continue reading

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God of the Possible

I continue to read Greg Boyd’s God of the Possible. He presents his case for an open view of God. At this point, I am increasingly convinced that he is correct. Admittedly, it is a short trip for me to … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Drive

Yesterday Ann and I did something we haven’t done in a long time, take a Sunday afternoon drive. It  was a beautiful day and we had a nice time. Our route took us across the countryside to Richmond and then … Continue reading

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Changing the Nature of Conversation (2)

In a recent post I wrote about questions and how, in our conversations, they impact community. It was stated that the traditional questions that permeate conversation regarding organizational issues, have no power to change the future, to make a difference. I … Continue reading

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A Timely Prayer

I am reading daily the Asbury Theological Seminary’s Kingdomtide Reader. This prayer from yesterday’s reading resonated deeply. Eternal God, we have been led by the Spirit to places unfamiliar, to wildernesses barren, to areas uncomfortable and frightening.  We are surrounded … Continue reading

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It’s a Birthday

  Today is Meredith Crockett’s 10th birthday. She is excited and so am I. She is a good granddaughter and always watches out for all the animals and her PaPa. I hope you have a great day.  

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Holiday

It is Labor Day and it is nice to have a day off. We are cooking out for lunch. Mark and Margo Black are in town and they will join us for lunch with the Crocketts. We enjoyed a visit … Continue reading

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