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Advent Blog Day 9 – Shepherding

Advent Blog Day 9 – Shepherding

Luke 2:8 “And there were shepherds watching their flocks by night.” Who were the shepherds and why would they be the first on earth to hear the news about Jesus? We know that the job of shepherd was not a one of status, but I tend to forget that many of the great...
Advent Blog Day 5 Coming Home

Advent Blog Day 5 Coming Home

I post this blog literally minutes before getting on a plane headed for Nashville. Although I moved away in 1975, Nashville will always be my home. I was born there, grew up there, went to college and had my first job there. And that is only the beginning. My roots in...
Advent Blog Day 3 Amazed at Advent

Advent Blog Day 3 Amazed at Advent

Many years ago, (in a galaxy far away…) I was at my Thanksgiving dinner table when the phone rang. It was a woman from church who wanted to tell me that no one ate very much of her beautifully prepared Thanksgiving dinner. She just knew there was someone in need who...
Advent Blog Day 2 Surprise!

Advent Blog Day 2 Surprise!

Dec 4 Luke 1:30 “But the angel assured her, “Mary, you have nothing to fear. God has a surprise for you.” It was the Friday after Thanksgiving and I headed to the church to meet George Mark,( one of our worship leaders) to practice a couple of songs. Ok, it was the...