Monthly Archives: June 2012

“This Week in Paradise” (June 25)

Highlights from this week in the “paradise” we call the pastor’s home include some humorous moments from watching the Southern Baptist Convention, and an embarrassing incident from our trip to Houston for my doctor’s appointment. Family In The Spotlight Since I was not able to … Continue reading

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“By The Time I Get To Houston …”

“By The Time I Get To Houston” … I could probably finish that old song a number of ways, actually. By the time I get to Houston for my appointment at Baylor Hospital: … I may be a bit nervous … Continue reading

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“This Week In Paradise” (June 19)

Yes, another week in “Paradise” – otherwise known as the pastor’s home – has gone by, “like sands in the hourglass”. Several of the stories this week have to do with the seemingly ubiquitous power outages in Southwest Louisiana, as … Continue reading

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Much More Than a Thousand Words

“A picture is worth a thousand words”, so I am going to save multiplied thousands of words, and let the pictures do most of the “talking” on this post.  One of FBC Moss Bluff’s VBS workers, Jolynne Dennis, gave Cheryl a whole … Continue reading

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“This Week in Paradise” June 11, 2012

German Just back from church camp last week, Michael began his summer “school”: Rosetta Stone German, Level 1.  It took just a few minutes to set up, and he was off and running with it. The first day’s lesson was … Continue reading

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Staying Under the “Big Tent” of Soteriology

While I am not a Calvinist, I have a number of friends and family members who are.  This helps give me what I believe is a balanced perspective regarding the current debate over soteriology in the SBC, which is revolving … Continue reading

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Quotes & Illustrations from G. K. Chesterton’s Orthodoxy

Chesterton’s classic book is a gold mine of illustrations and quotes.  Following are some I gleaned from my recent reading, arranged in alphabetical order – with my favorite “Laugh Out Loud” lines from the book at the end!  Balance Man must … Continue reading

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