Notes from the Trail

Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

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September 2008

Senate schedules a vote on bailout

In what appears to be a never-ending cycle of determined effort to ignore the wishes of the American citizenry, who have voiced almost 1000 to 1 that we are NOT in favor of a bailout of irresponsible business dealings, the… Continue Reading →

Fired up

The bailout vote was defeated today in Congress, and it got me fired up. My call mattered! (Well, when added to thousands of others…) Turns out that the calls made to Congress today were 9 to 1 AGAINST the bailout…. Continue Reading →

Bailout bondage

Update (4:29 pm): The bailout was defeated today in the House, 228 to 205. You can read more about Paul’s interview with Beck here, and here is a link to the interview audio itself. Call your Congressman’s office asap and urge/warn them… Continue Reading →

Free from absorption

“The time that remains is very short. So from now on, those with wives should not focus only on their marriage. Those who weep or who rejoice or who buy things should not be absorbed by their weeping or their… Continue Reading →

At OBU’s Pastor Conference

I’m in Arkadelphia listening to the religion faculty teach the book of Exodus to a large group of gathered pastors. One thought: Exodus is also story of a nation that has rejected God. Notice Ex 5.2. Pharoah says, “Who is… Continue Reading →

What I’m up to

Phillip left a comment recently that said,  I know I don’t comment much, but I’ll make you a deal. If you post more, then I’ll comment more. Do you know how broken-hearted I am when I am ready for a… Continue Reading →

Review: The Election (rated 3 stars)

The Election by Jerome Teel The Election is the first book by Christian author Jerome Teel, and for a first shot, I’d have to say that it was engaging and a good nighttime read. It’s a story of political intrigue,… Continue Reading →

Watch DOGS kickoff

Tonight at 6:00, a ton of dads, grandfathers, stepdads, uncles and friends of Monticello Intermediate School students filled their cafeteria to laugh, learn and commit to the second year of an incredible program. I’ve had the privilege and blessing its… Continue Reading →

Review: Jesus, An Intimate Portrait (rated 3 stars)

Jesus: An Intimate Portrait of the Man, His Land, and His People by Leith Anderson Leith Anderson, pastor at Wooddale Church, wrote

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