Sowing Seeds of Faith Blog

Things Change

by: Larry Davies | March 29, 2011

As we get older things change… have you noticed? We still wear cool shades… only they’re prescription. I still occasionally browse in the record department… but my music is easy listening. You may still play softball… for just a few innings then you’re disabled for two weeks. We can still party with the best of […]

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Prayers for Sunday March 27

by: Larry Davies | March 27, 2011

Prayers Steve and Sandra Parker – Their daughter Suzanne lost her child, Noah to still birth. Herndon and Kim Jeffreys – Daughter Noie had surgery on her hand yesterday. Roanoke District – Mission Sunday in the midst of threats of snow. All of our churches and people who must travel and work in the midst […]

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Ship of Fools?

by: Larry Davies | March 25, 2011

Did you hear about the man traveling from New York to Atlanta on a business trip? Upon arrival, he sent an e-mail message to his wife but it went to the wrong address. Instead the note was delivered to a pastor’s wife whose husband recently died. She read the message and promptly fainted. “Honey, I […]

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Trust, Faith and The Dentist

by: Larry Davies | March 22, 2011

Describe three scenes from movies so scary, you still have flashbacks: ·         A flock of birds sitting, waiting, staring — at you: Alfred Hitchcock’s, “The Birds” ·         You hit the beach and enter the water, suddenly a telltale fin appears and the cadence begins; dum-dum, dum-dum: “Jaws.” ·         Dustin Hoffman strapped in a dentist’s chair […]

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Prayers on Sunday, March 20, 2011

by: Larry Davies | March 20, 2011

Prayers Prayers for the conflict in Libya as it continues to worsen. Prayers for Japan as they struggle with trying to control the nuclear reactors. Prayers for our pastors and churches during this time of pastoral leadership change. ——————————————————- In my Lenten reading, I ran across a prayer by Augustine. Prayer to the Holy Spirit […]

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Sri Lanka

by: Larry Davies | March 18, 2011

As you read this account of another Tsunami and the devastation of a village within the Sri Lanka, please continue to pray for the people of Japan as they continue recovery efforts and face nuclear reactor meltdown. May God guide us to provide the right kind of help they need.   ——————————— We landed in […]

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Responding to God

by: Larry Davies | March 15, 2011

Before reading this column, would you join me in saying a prayer for the people in Japan? The magnitude of the damage from the earthquake and the tsunami is potentially devastating. Already estimates have jumped from 1000 to 10,000 lives lost and it could get worse. In addition there are nuclear reactor meltdowns happening in […]

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Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan: What can we do?

by: Larry Davies | March 13, 2011

Like you, I have been watching with horror the news from Japan. I’ve also received feedback from a member of our family in Hawaii and from my mother who is attending a funeral in Los Angeles. In addition, several of my Facebook friends are reporting stories from relatives or friends in Japan. So far, damage […]

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Rap or Not… It’s For the Lord

by: Larry Davies | March 11, 2011

                                      Special thanks to Stephen Davies Did you know “Amazing Grace” can be sung to the tune of “Gilligan’s Island” or “House of the Rising Sun?” Old Hymn writers sometimes used other melodies even those used in local taverns to make it easier for people to recognize and sing their hymns. Imagine that? Some of […]

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Jerks and the Secret of Sturdy Faith

by: Larry Davies | March 8, 2011

Imagine driving to work on a busy highway, minding your own business. Suddenly, to your right, someone runs a stop sign and with squealing tires, zips in front of your car, forcing you to slam on the brakes and pull off to the side of the road. As you try to calm your nerves, the […]

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