Category Archives: Relationships

Tobacco Patch Seminary

Some of the most profound religious admonition I ever heard was in a tobacco field in western Kentucky. Continue reading

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In the Wake of Bitter News

Even in the aching numbness of loss, let us remember–and cherish–the amazing power of love. Continue reading

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The Best Poor Christmas

It isn’t being poor or rich that determines the quality of our giving; it is our determination to honor those we love and celebrate the One we worship. Continue reading

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The Beauty and Power of Humility

Imagine Jesus kneeling down to wash your feet. Imagine someone else gathering up your “dirty dishes” and cleaning them off for you. See any similarity? Continue reading

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Hold to Such Memories

The longer I live, the more I treasure the memories of family gatherings and see such memories as sacred fragments. Continue reading

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The Love of Laughter

I have many wonderful memories of Thanksgiving when I was a kid in West Kentucky… my favorite, though… Continue reading

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Community Supper

Singing together and watching good folks enjoy helping some good kids raise money for a good trip… now that’s a good time! Continue reading

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