Do you do funerals…?

  “Do you do funerals and baptisms?”    My neighbor asked me this question as I was coming back from the mailbox.  It immediately struck me as unusual.  As a minister, I do perform funerals and baptisms – along with weddings, child … Continue reading

Gravy, Southern Comfort, and God

 “Gravy is a beverage in Dixie,” says a southern friend of mine.  They put it on everything! Potatoes, meat, hash browns, and bread. There’s something about gravy that makes people comfortable.  Thus the term, “comfort food.”    Describing why such food … Continue reading

Classic Conversion Stories – John Wesley

John Wesley was miserable.    If anyone should have been confident about their “religion” it was Wesley. After all, he had been a missionary to the Indians; he was an Anglican priest; he had done open air evangelism; he had been involved … Continue reading