Posts by bruce Johnson

Catching a Break

I was viewing facebook posts the other day (I’m what my family calls a passive facebook user.) I find all the “important” things that people write about fascinating. Many are very positive, while others show the ebb and flow of real life. I was especially interested when a single mom that I know wrote that…

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One Can at a Time

One of the men of our church came up to me and asked about our homeless shelter ministry. I explained that two of the ladies of the church prepared a meal once a month and then delivered and served it at a local homeless shelter. Different people go with the ladies from time to time…

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Making Sense Out of Nonsense

It’s happened again. In a random act of violence someone murders twelve people and wounds dozens more. What is the reason for the violence. No one seems to know. Families are burying their dead without the closure of a reason. Their innocent loved ones were taken by the nonsense in a deranged shooter’s mind. Speculation…

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Summertime

I looked around the sanctuary and wondered if many of our congregation would be enjoying their summer vacation this week. The summer slump had not hit our church in earnest, yet. It seems that each week while some were traveling others were back and still others were visiting from afar. Everyone needs to take some…

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Around the Bend and Over the Hill

The school year was to begin in just a few days and the summer seemed to be flying by. We needed to open an additional classroom and the project appeared to be moving slowly. I was in a dither – moving from task to task in a blur. I didn’t see it coming. It was…

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