Monthly Archives: May 2012

Life Lessons from a Garden

This weekend marked our annual planting of our garden.  Gardening has become quite the hobby for us.  We now have five apple trees, a 4×8 strawberry patch, a cherry tree, pear tree, and a 30’x90’ garden.  We grow everything from … Continue reading

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Cleaning out the Garage

My dad and mom come into town today.  Their arrival marks a big moment in my son’s life-kindergarten graduation.  Their arrival also means a project, that I have had on my to-do list since winter, must get done today: cleaning … Continue reading

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Sticking With It

It was one year ago tomorrow that North Country officially voted me as their Pastor.  Everything preached and taught that day is still as vivid and important to me as ever.  It seems like an eternity ago, yet I can … Continue reading

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Keeping Jesus Visible

Life is short.  The author of Ecclesiastes brings this small, but potent truth to mind quite clearly as he writes.  Dr. Les Ollila would often say in chapel:  “You life is a dash-every tombstone has a born date and an … Continue reading

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A Demonstration of Grace: Moms

Each day there are so many things that come and go through our lives in which demonstrate God’s loving care and grace towards His children.  There is one, that is easily overlooked, and perhaps, in some venues being rejected; nevertheless, … Continue reading

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