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John M

I think differently. Every once in a while, I have an insight or a thought that could be useful to others. My background is over 30 years in church leadership & 30 years in social work with M.Div. and M.S.W. degrees - and yes, I do enjoy retirement. My heart is in teaching. And I try to teach in a way that you don't have to have a degree to understand it. So, join me on this journey we call Life as we explore God, the Bible, the Church and the world around us together.
I've been married to my wife for 48 years. We have three grown and married children of whom we are very proud. And they have blessed us with seven grandchildren. We both grew up in Washington State, but we now live in North Carolina with a lot of experience between those two points.

Are You God’s Poem? – Ephesians 2: 8-10

We are God’s artful expression of himself. We are created to be able to make decisions, to create and appreciate art in all its forms, to enjoy humor, to be able to play, to love, to hug, to reason. Those are all factors that surpass what could have been a plain narrative of our lives and of our existence.