Five for Friday: Life Lessons

This Week on Five for Friday When Your Favorite Team CheatsI Wish I Had KnownWhat Do You Stand For?KINDNESS IS MANY THINGS… RANDOM ISN’T ONEAfter 103 Birthdays When Your Favorite Team Cheats 13 Don’t have two different types of money weights in your bag, a heavy one and a light one. 14 Don’t have two different types ofContinue reading “Five for Friday: Life Lessons”

TED Thursday: Pritchard’s Passion

42 I was hungry and you didn’t give me food to eat. I was thirsty and you didn’t give me anything to drink…. …44 “Then they will reply, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and didn’t do anything to help you?… …45 Then he willContinue reading “TED Thursday: Pritchard’s Passion”

David’s Enemies of God

16 Protect me, God, because I take refuge in you.2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord.    Apart from you, I have nothing good.”3 Now as for the “holy ones” in the land,    the “magnificent ones” that I was so happy about;4     let their suffering increase because        they hurried after a different god.I won’t participate in their blood offerings;    I won’t letContinue reading “David’s Enemies of God”

Whose Prayer Should God Answer?

13 How long will you forget me, Lord? Forever?    How long will you hide your face from me?2 How long will I be left to my own wits,    agony filling my heart? Daily?How long will my enemy keep defeating me? 3 Look at me!    Answer me, Lord my God!Restore sight to my eyes!    Otherwise, I’ll sleep the sleep of death,4         and my enemy will say, “IContinue reading “Whose Prayer Should God Answer?”

We’re Better Together

We all are familiar with the old cliché, that speaks of best laid plans. Last week when I announced Thursday my plans to change the structure of my blog. Friday and Saturday went great. I had the Friday Five and a few spares too. Friday I got Saturday’s song written, including the guitar chords. ThenContinue reading “We’re Better Together”


When God made his promise to Abraham, he backed it to the hilt, putting his own reputation on the line. He said, “I promise that I’ll bless you with everything I have—bless and bless and bless!” Abraham stuck it out and got everything that had been promised to him. When people make promises, they guaranteeContinue reading “Reliability”

Shedding Tears

Today is a painful day for my family. We lay my brother-in-law, Victor Campbell to rest. His life was hard at times. He was not ashamed to tell people he was a recovering alcoholic and I put the emphasis on recovering. Victor made a lot of mistakes in this life. He paid a heavy priceContinue reading “Shedding Tears”

Unique Days – Unique Opportunities

We know that God works all things together for good for the ones who love God, for those who are called according to his purpose (Romans 8:28, Common English Bible) Last night I started thinking about today’s post (it doesn’t happen that way all the time but it does more often than not) and asContinue reading “Unique Days – Unique Opportunities”

Who Am I (Video)?

This morning I began a new sermon series. I had planned to title it, “The Declaration (when we declare Jesus Lord). I forgot and titled it, “Who Do You Say I Am?” I know, that is real creative. The attached video is worship from today, July 12, 2020. The Scripture lesson is Matthew 16:13-20. TheContinue reading “Who Am I (Video)?”

Perritte Memorial United Methodist Church July 5, 2020

Sermon: Where in the World is Elwood? 12 The Lord said to Abram, “Leave your land, your family, and your father’s household for the land that I will show you. 2 I will make of you a great nation and will bless you. I will make your name respected, and you will be a blessing. 3 I will bless those whoContinue reading “Perritte Memorial United Methodist Church July 5, 2020”