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Crocheting A Good Life – Happy Birthday Kimberly

She is a happy hooker. It took some getting used to but we accept the reality.

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Gone Is the Prophetic Once You Achieve the Center or, Baptists21 and Pastor Wiley Rice

We must be nearing the Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. A kerfuffle broke out. (more…)

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What You May Do With $10

Yesterday's lunch cost just more than $10. One meal. This week, many in Guatemala will earn just more than $10 a day, or $53 for the week. With just $10 you could help ensure the funding for La Providencia Health Post for two years if we reach our goal. (more…)

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Don’t GoFundMe, GoFund Them!

It is all about the ask. But, it is difficult. Especially, when it turns on the give. (more…)

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What Would Thad Do?

I am no plumber. In fact, every time I think of doing something outside of my vocation, pastor, I hear Jerry's words, "It's hard on a preacher to sweat." This coming from a strapping fellow accustomed to hauling hay, cutting calves, and planting cotton. (more…)

Honorable Mention . . . The Right Place for the Edge of the Inside

Honorable Mention . . . The Right Place for the Edge of the Inside

Who wouldn’t like to make the rankings among Christian blogs? In 2012 I entered the SBC Blue Collar Blog Contest over at SBC Voices and won. I did not win for any other reason than a well-oiled campaign elevated to winning heights by two of my biggest fans, if not readers, Kimberly and Tommie. What’s…Read More

To Come . . . A Friday Photo

To Come . . . A Friday Photo

We checked off one event on Patty’s Bucket List. Speculation that this year’s foliage on the Talamena Drive would rival many in recent years prompted us to take the drive. We were not disappointed. Everywhere you turned a vista broke through the trees, came alive in the valleys, or appeared glorious in the Ouachita Mountains.…Read More

Recycling, No Really

Recycling, No Really

Monday I stopped to drop off several sacks of newspapers in the paper recycle bins located on our East Parking Lot at Snow Hill. To my amazement I discovered a discarded vacuum cleaner. Once I opened the lid to the bin I found large cardboard boxes. The bins are distinctly marked for paper recycling with…Read More

Church As Counter-Testimony to Power – Part 1

Church As Counter-Testimony to Power – Part 1

While some of the worst fires burn in Australia, a strange fire burned in California. We should pray for both. Estimates put the number of homes burned in Austrialia at some 200. No one knows what the internecine fires will consume stemming from that strange fire on the US West Coast. Many have weighed in…Read More

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