GARBC Annual Conference will be held this week in Dearborn. Great music, preaching, workshops, ministry dialog, discussion, and fellowship. Hashtag #GARBCConf on Twitter.
It’s the time of the year families take vacations. In the mid-seventies Dad and Mom created an enduring memory for us. We would take a loop through the Smokies and Washington D.C. on a camping vacation. We would visit some Christian colleges. We would take in historic sites along the way. We would picnic out […]
Sermon Title: A Trial Thick with Irony Text: Matthew 26:57-68 Speaker: Pastor Kenneth L. Pierpont Place: Evangel Baptist Church–Taylor, Michigan Date: June 16, 2013 AM
Drove to the hospital this morning before I’d had my coffee. Arrived to realize that I was without my wallet. No parking pass, no money for gas, NO COFFEE! Plunged into despair. Feeling like a penniless vagrant I prevailed upon the mercy of a parking attendant for a spot in the valet lot. I made […]
We used to live in a pretty exclusive neighborhood in the Western Suburbs of Chicago. The people who owned homes there (we did not) were people of considerable means. Across the street was a huge, white, Mediterranean-style home. Each of it’s many garage stalls was embedded with a luxury car sparkling like a gem. The […]
In case you haven’t noticed lately–no one’s life is a bowl of cherries. Life only looks easy when you see other people doing it. A friend of mine once said; “Being a pastor is a wonderful gig–if you can get it.” That’s true. It is a wonderful calling and I love it. But it’s not […]
I have no idea why I like to read books on farming but I do. I have warm memories of the farm of my youth though my experience there was limited to brief visits. On days off I sometimes gravitate toward the writing of Kentucky farmer Wendell Berry or Ohio farmer David Kline or other […]