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Perfect Mission—Imperfect Church

Perfect Mission—Imperfect Church

We Evangelicals often say that we are “Great Commission people.”  We take seriously Jesus’ call to evangelize the world.  Matthew 28:16-20 contains Jesus’ Great Commission to His disciples, reminding them that…

Aggravation

Aggravation

Little things, big things, many things and a few things can cause one to get aggravated. I will try to list a few things that bother folks now and then.…

A Cat With No Name, Personality Plus & Electronics Dependence

A Cat With No Name, Personality Plus & Electronics Dependence

My new little tortoiseshell calico kitten is settling in nicely. Although, unlike her dozen or so tortoiseshell predecessors who liked me and hated almost everyone else, she seems quite taken…

Bringing Some Summer into Fall

Bringing Some Summer into Fall

“Falling leaves is autumn’s way of waving goodbye to summer.” I heard that one day last week and I don’t even remember who said it, but isn’t it a lovely…

Look What a Newborn Can Do!

Look What a Newborn Can Do!

Pediatricians can explain some of the reflexes we see in newborn babies. We can even figure out some of them ourselves. An hours-old infant, when stroked on his cheek, will…

Half Whitt for President

Half Whitt for President

I have already made it plain that I will not run for President of the United States. Granted, if I become a politician I could retract that promise and no…

Why Did the Chicken go to California? Better Living Conditions

Why Did the Chicken go to California?  Better Living Conditions

Great jumpin’ catfish and possum stew, I’m in an awkward position here. I’m as upset as a lady of the evening at a tent revival. I’m gettin’ ready to agree…

Grow My Brain, Please

Grow My Brain, Please

Mommy, whuzzat? That’s an apple tree, Son. Who made it? God. Why? To give us fruit and shade. Why? Because He loves us. Why? Because He wants us to love…

Fuzzy Tortoiseshell Calico Cats, Reputations and Contentment

Fuzzy Tortoiseshell Calico Cats, Reputations and Contentment

Last week I had stopped to get a couple of tires replaced. (You just have to worry about the quality of things when a set of trailer tires go bad…

One Side Will Make You Grow Taller…

One Side Will Make You Grow Taller…

There’s always something going on next door. Last Thursday, The Neighbor mentioned that he had spotted a big patch of bright orange mushrooms on the side of the road. Being…