From Music City to Silicorn Valley

We did nothing with music in Music City and we’ll probably do nothing with corn in Silicorn Valley. But, Jesus said it was time to move and so we did just that. We are now living in both Fairfield and Ottumwa, IA pastoring two Free Methodist Churches. The decision to leave Tennessee wasn’t easy. Tennessee…

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In Memory of Papa Adkison

Living Life Destroy the Earth Everlasting slumber waits, for those in the ground encased, locked beneath the sodden soil, the final fruits of all their toil. The sleep is ever long and dreary, the masses come to rest their weary, long and lonesome is the night, no ghosts to share their wonton plight. Lost forever…

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Happy Mother’s Day

Well, it happened again. Crystal won the “Mother of the Year” award for the 16th year in a row! The kids got to celebrate all weekend long beginning with a yard sale.  Wesley really got into the spirit of bargaining when he talked a lady up in price.  It went something like this … “How…

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Are you ready for Christmas?

Of course the answer to this question almost always sounds something like this, “Almost, I still have a few gifts to buy …”  Not really what I mean when I ask, “Are you ready for Christmas?” It is interesting to me that after the fall of Judah in 586 B.C. and their subsequent return 70…

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Fall Creek Falls, Dunlap and Ezra

The kids had Fall break this past week so we decided a little road trip was in order.  There are lots of places to hike and fish, but most of the hiking is quite a ways away.  Some of the hikes were several miles long and since we have little people we looked for something…

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