August 14, 2015 · 8:11 am
On January 1, 2012, I launched ThePreachersWord with my first post. Today, I’m writing my 1000th post. It’s been an amazing journey.
As I reflect back over 3 ½ years ago, I was looking for a way to expand my ministry. Time and opportunity had come together in an unexpected and unique way for me to consider blogging as a means to share the Word.
We began with no “followers.” No readers. No archives. And no idea where this would lead. Today, according to WordPress, we have 3,275 “followers.” Continue reading →
December 19, 2014 · 5:19 am
“As I grow older, it seems the years are gathering speed and I am left in awe at the surreal fact that I am definitely well down the slope of life.”
The above quote is from a friend and former college classmate of mine who recently posted this reflection on facebook.
Really, Nancy? Are we really “well down the slope of life”? Maybe we’re just at the peak! After all Moses lived to be 120! Continue reading →
July 1, 2014 · 7:37 am
The Preacher of Ecclesiastes wrote, “Of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.” If he were alive today, he may quip:
“Of the making of blogs there is no end, and writing new posts is really wearisome!”
In the big world of blogging, ThePreachersWord is tiny! According to one source, there are over 152 million blogs on the internet. A new blog is created somewhere every second! And the largest site attracts over 46 million visitors each month! Continue reading →
May 23, 2013 · 6:38 am
“You’re judging,” is a charge that has been hurled at me through the years. Then it is followed up with “And the Bible says it’s wrong to judge!”
Though not said in those words, this sentiment has been expressed to me in comments on this blog when I condemn an immoral lifestyle.
Is this charge valid? Am I guilt of judging? Well, I guess it’s time to confess. Continue reading →