What? Me Worry? – Part 3

Well, we can talk about what worry is as we’ve done previously, but most importantly, how can we deal with it? III.  How to deal with worry.  This certainly won’t cover everything about worry, but it will give you some basic principles through which you can address worry in your life.  First of all, realizeContinue reading “What? Me Worry? – Part 3”

What? Me Worry? – Part 2

{Parts of this series may have been inspired from two sources:  God’s Miraculous Plan of Economy by Jack R. Taylor.  Broadman Press, 1975.  And some presentations by Rev. Cecil C. Sims, Executive Director/Treasurer of the Pacific Northwest Baptist Convention, 1980-1995.  Also, some of the scripture passages have been copied and pasted from the New InternationalContinue reading “What? Me Worry? – Part 2”

What? Me Worry? – Part 1

Introduction: We are in crazy, stressful times, aren’t we? There’s a virus running rampant causing us to change the way we shop, eat, vacation, and even relax with friends and family. This virus governs our jobs – or if we even still have one – our paying the rent or mortgage or insurance or carContinue reading “What? Me Worry? – Part 1”

Sermons/Bible Studies

As far as I know, my sermons are my own. After 70 years of being in church, there may be some thoughts that are traceable to others, but I’m not aware of them. You are welcome to use messages, or any segment of messages, as your own as of this date. This may change inContinue reading “Sermons/Bible Studies”

Regarding This Blog – Clear the Murk

Before I initiated this blog site, I was hoping and planning to have four choices for menu headings. I worked on it. I studied it. I tried everything I could to develop it. Finally, I found the step-by-step directions for how to do such a thing – from a non-WordPress site. Two pages of myContinue reading “Regarding This Blog – Clear the Murk”

My First Baptism

I was pastoring my first church in the mountain town of Oakridge, Oregon in the Cascade Mountains. Our small Baptist church did not have a baptistery, so that left finding another wet location. There were rivers and lakes all around, but the one with which I was experienced was icy cold. The Middle Fork ofContinue reading “My First Baptism”