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Erick

Christian husband and dad, former pastor, current Academic Advisor, enjoy camping, carpentry, writing, driving...oh..and LOVE rainy days!

The Father I Know (three)

In the spring of ’81 we sold all of the cows and chickens and much of the farm equipment and officially ceased being farmers. I was not sad to see them go since I had never really liked farming; too much work for too little reward. For the […]

The Father I Know (two)

No one ever knows how they’re going to react to crisis until it hits and this one hit us all very hard. Everyone was supportive; the community and the people from church reached out almost immediately with care and love and concern. Dad new a lot of people, […]

The Father I Know (one)

Winters in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are an acquired taste and one I’ve never really warmed up to. I remember snowbanks piled higher than the eaves of the house and making actual tunnels through them big enough to walk through fully upright. The days are short and the nights […]

Soar!

Do you not know? Have you not heard?  The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the […]

Give Or Take

There have been a couple of thoughts rattling around my mind the last few weeks; a set of ideas that I can’t seem to shake and am still not sure if I have figured out. Christmas is fast approaching and the age old tradition of giving gifts has […]

Just One More

And yet another false-start to winter here in mid-Michigan! I woke again to rain this morning and bare, brown, wet yards and trees. The snows that the mini storm from last weekend deposited are gone again, replaced by a dreariness and a longing for winter to settle in.  […]

Consider The Cost

It was a very chilly 23 degrees here in the middle of Michigan this morning, bringing with it the first real frost of the season. It kind of puts one in an autumn mood – you want to go shuffling through piles of leaves as the cool breeze […]

Something We Forgot

When I was a kid, I thought of Thanksgiving as just a big meal that came a little before the main event of Christmas.  Even though I went through the whole pilgrim and Plymouth Rock lesson in school each year and brought home the paper plate and construction […]

The Morning Drive

Driving Thought

Impatient Snapdragons

Dynamic Backpacking Duo

DIY Projects With Pete

do justly, love mercy, walk humbly

Regular Pastor

Following Jesus, Leading His Church

Milligan's Gander Hill Farm

A Beginning Farmer

Daily Thankful

I promise to take the time each day to remember something specific and different, and offer a prayer of thankfulness to God for His continued faithfulness in my life.

Matthew Winters (Honest Thoughts from a Pastor)

The life, ministry, & thoughts of a Christ-follower, husband, dad, & minister

TLP

Finding Clear and Simple Faith

atimetoshare.me

My Walk, His Way - daily inspiration

Christianity Matters

A Gospel-Centered Perspective On All Things Christian