Author Archives: hansston

About hansston

Pastor a church in Sparta.

Political Insight

Looking my sermon over this morning, I read this: http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/the-storm-before-the-storm-weimar-america-liberalism/ Good insight about the church in America. Last quote: ROD DREHER: The Storm Before The Storm. “The rising Left is bound and determined to crush or at least permanently sideline people it … Continue reading

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Kayenta

We made a trip out to Prescott Conference this year. Four years ago we took a van of young people, this year it was two cars made up of three older couples. Jimmy and Nellie Britt would be coming to … Continue reading

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Paducah Road Trip

Paducah Road Trip Friday, May 12, 2017 Joan and I were heading down the road towards Paducah, KY from Sparta, IL. We hadn’t eaten any breakfast, saving the calories for Kirchoff’s in Paducah. I would describe Kirchoff’s as a Jewish … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon

Hateful Rage School is covered with posters encouraging involvement with a day of silence for the LBLT students. I am watching a public speaking class do impromptus in front of the school. I have been told I will be entertained. … Continue reading

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Morel Dinner

One of our enduring memories is our layover in London on the way to Lusaka. In the restaurant we were given the opportunity to order “stinkin mushrooms”. Actually, it was steak and mushrooms with an English accent. Tonight Joan and … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Sermon

Will You Listen One student describing his jail activities and the 15 years (an exaggeration) he is looking at for fighting. Another describing her main fear; because she gets into fits of rage, she is afraid she may kill somebody … Continue reading

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John Gooding “The Regions Beyond”

John Gooding wrote a book about our fellowship that is well worth the read. The title is “The Regions Beyond” and the subtitle is “Impacting the World from a Small Church in a Small Town”. The book is an outgrowth … Continue reading

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