Being faithful with my little

I often find myself frustrated. I have been given very little.  I have very little in terms of number of people in my congregation, very little in terms of my facilities, exceptionally little in terms of financial resources, and little in terms of other resources in my congregation and community. I don’t want to haveContinue reading “Being faithful with my little”

this building is a mess

At 8:30pm standing over a flooding floor drain with a wet/dry vacuum trying to control the incessant water is not how I typically picture spending my one day off. However, this is exactly how I spent four and one half hours of my day off: sucking up water, and emptying the bucket. The only redeemingContinue reading “this building is a mess”

The Rev. Lawn Mower

When I was a child, I hated mowing the lawn.  I had to add gasoline to the greasy engine, I had to pull start the mower, and pull again, and again.  Prime it, pull, pull, pull, finally it would start.  I would spend half a day mowing our lawn.  It was hot, grass made myContinue reading “The Rev. Lawn Mower”