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Jan 21, 2022

The Pastor’s Piece – January 23, 2022

Somebody asked me one time if I ever run out of stories to tell? The answer is No. Never. Everything that happens in life is a story waiting to be retold – and it’s usually a lot funnier the second time around. A good friend gave me a coffee mug for Christmas that says: “Be careful – you might end up in a sermon illustration.”

Jan 14, 2022

The Pastor’s Piece – January 9, 2022

We had a little incident last week in our neighborhood. The police dubbed it “The Barefoot Bandit.” The story goes that a guy was traveling down our road when he got stuck in a snow drift. He had become disoriented and had no idea where he was.

Dec 26, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – December 26,2021

As the year of our Lord 2021 draws to a close, I thought I’d give you my list of the best of. 

Dec 19, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – December 19, 2021

Who is considered the most important person in history? To answer that question, computer scientist Steven Skiena and Google engineer Charles Ward got together and developed a system that ranks historical figures in order of significance. Their research produced a book in 2013 called Who’s Bigger? Where Historical Figures Really Rank.

Dec 10, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – December 12, 2021`

Did you ever notice that a woman’s “I’ll be ready in 5 minutes” and a man’s “I’ll be home in 5 minutes” are exactly the same?

Dec 3, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – December 5, 2021

Birthdays must be good for you because statistics show that people who have the most, live the longest. (Anonymous)

I like to write. I write this column, a church newsletter, plus a note on the back of our Sunday bulletin, a sermon, an adult Sunday School class, and a Thursday Bible study lesson. Every class I teach gets a handout with my notes printed out. Sometimes I overlap the content. Most of the time I don’t. Some people enjoy what I write, others are offended by it.

Nov 29, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – November 28, 2021

Silence is golden, unless you have kids, then silence is just really suspicious.
Well, we made it through Thanksgiving which means all the pumpkins in front of the house can finally be disposed of. It’s always fun to go out to the pumpkin patch and pick them early in the fall, and then decorate by placing them in strategic places around the homestead, but now it’s time for them to go. We have Christmas decorations to set up. 

Nov 14, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – November 14, 2021

I had a dilemma on my hands last weekend. I had a toothache. It started on Sunday night. It was just a low grade sensitive toothache but I knew what it would lead to. I’ve had them before. First thing Monday morning I called my dentist only to get a recording that their office was closed due to a broken water pipe that flooded them out.

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