Monthly Archives: October 2013

CRISIS HAPPENS, BUT THERE IS REDEMPTION.

It was 1966 when I was age 23 and attending Kansas State College in Pittsburg, Kansas.   I was serving as the assistant minister / youth minister for a large church on the North Side.   It was a great opportunity to … Continue reading

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MINISTERING TO TROUBLED PEOPLE IS NOT AN EXACT SCIENCE !

As I have faced the opportunity to work with others in my ministry, I have had some very tough challenges, not all of which were successful. My concern is that everyone is a child of God and deserves to be … Continue reading

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MUSIC FOR A LIFETIME

Joe playing his grandmothers piano to the amusement of his brothers Jack and Jim About 1957     Age 14 Once in a while, when our family went to visit my grandmother, dad’s mother, we would hear music coming from … Continue reading

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IF IT LOOKS LIKE ABUSE, AND HURTS LIKE ABUSE………ITS ABUSE

Much is being said, these days about battery and sexual liberties taken with children and other adults. These liberties may also include the reckless use of fire arms against other people. Because of the widespread occurrences and the secrecy surrounding … Continue reading

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REDEEMING SERVANT MINISTRIES NEWSLETTER

Boston Avenue United Methodist Church…Tulsa, Oklahoma .1973 – 1975 Joe served as Associate Minister for Ministry With the Deaf. . September has been a very busy month for me. Some personal things kept my activity level very high. I have … Continue reading

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