There’s a familiar story about a farmer who invited the new preacher to his home for Sunday dinner.
Before the meal, the farmer showed the preacher around his property. It was expansive, modern and very impressive. The preacher irritated the farmer a little because he kept saying, “The Lord has an impressive crop there!” “The Lord sure has blessed you with a beautiful lake there.” “I see The Lord has an outstanding herd of cattle in that pasture.” “That’s a spacious barn the Lord has there.” Continue reading
When we lived in Manatee County Florida, the Soil Conservation Department invited the area preachers on a tour of the county every Spring.
Most years I attended. I grew up on a farm and enjoyed seeing the local agriculture. The tour was interesting. Plus at noon they fed us a steak dinner with all the trimmings! Hmm, my mind’s a little foggy now, but maybe the steak dinner was a big draw! Continue reading
What did you do on Earth Day? Anything special? Ah, don’t tell me you missed it?! It was yesterday. Sunday, April 22. Well, it was an important day for me. Let me tell you what I did.