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Erick

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

Follow The Leader

There comes a time when we all choose. I’m not talking about the choice of what we will wear today or what we will have for dinner – or even what we want to be when we grow up, (some of us are not fortunate enough to have […]

One Leaf

A leaf fell to the ground today. It had been feeling the chill in the air for some weeks and the last few nights of frost were just too much to bear. The life of this little leaf had been short, but wonderful. When the first few rays […]

Falling Leaves

I love the fall – windy, rainy, cool and crisp with the autumn smell of a hot summer day giving in to the cold winter night. I remember growing up on the farm with the fields of dried grasses bordered with trees bursting forth in a kaleidoscope of […]

All We Really Need

It began with the sound of gentle rain on the roof. At about one in the morning it stirred my slumber and I woke as the soft pitter-patter became a drenching downpour. I listened as it washed away the hot summer dust and gave new hope to thirsty […]

New Directions

It has been a very busy couple of weeks. New directions are sometimes dramatic 180s, and other times they are gentle curves. The curve finally became goodbye last week. After 22 years of marriage and 20 of those parenting, my wife and I are now officially empty-nesters…and boy […]

First Vacation (long drive home)

While the air between us was much clearer, the Southern August air was not. Driving through North and South Carolina was sweltering. The cool mountain air of the Smokies had given way to the humid coastal Carolinas. We drove for hours watching the canopy of maple, oak, and […]

First Vacation (enough said)

We argued all the way through the rest of Indiana and Kentucky and into Tennessee before finally getting to our campground…late and tired and in the dark…deciding that we should just agree to disagree and try to get some sleep. Neither of us slept very much…there are different […]

First Vacation (the set-up)

You never know quite where an unfamiliar road is going to take you. A mountain top or down into the valley or maybe a little of both are always on the horizon when charting new territory. Our first vacation taught us this lesson. We had been married for […]

Ryan Callahan's Blog

A Christian Author's blog to help people come to Jesus, help people understand the Bible, and to minister to a lost and hurting world.

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