The Ernie Project no. 10

     By way of explanation, “The Ernie Project” is where I am publishing on my blog a series called “Hello from the Pastor” that my father, Ernie, wrote each week for the Sunday bulletins of the small church where he was the senior pastor for many years. When my father died in 2012 I…

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The Ernie Project no. 9

The Ernie Project no. 9 From binder no. 2 dated: 17 Jan 88 Hello from the Pastor! WHY ME, LORD!?      If you were a whiner like me you would be very familiar with the whiner’s favorite phrase, “why me!?”  It’s always delivered in a somewhat nasal, high-pitched, peevish way, as if one were…

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The Ernie Project no. 8

   (The man himself, Ernie, in his home library where he wrote many of his “hellos”.) From binder no. 2 Dated 14 Jan 90 Hello from the Pastor (by Reverend Ernest Richter) A DIRTY TRIO In the parable of the sower Jesus describes four types of soils, three of which are unproductive. It seems that…

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The Ernie Project no.7

(Not sure what The Ernie Project is? Learn about it here, in my introductory post – The Ernie Project | Karen England’s EdgehillHerbFarm Blog https://edgehillherbfarm.blog/2016/01/05/the-ernie-project/ ) From Binder no. 1 Dated 27 Jan 91 Hello from the Pastor! (By Reverend Ernest Richter) HOW TO MAKE THE HONEYMOON LAST One of the most obvious truths about marriage…

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The Ernie Project no. 6

From binder no. 3 Dated 19 Jan 86 Hello from the Pastor (by Reverend Ernest Richter CRIME AND PUNISHMENT The Lord High Executioner in Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Mikado” sings a supremely optimistic aria to express his sanguine “purpose all sublime, to let the punishment fit the crime”. It’s a truly worthy sentiment, indeed, a worthy…

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The Ernie Project no. 5

From binder no. 2 Dated 21 Jan 90 Hello from the Pastor (by Reverend Ernest Richter) HARD OF HEARING I’m sure you’ve heard about the wife who thought her husband was going deaf. She thought this because he never seemed to hear anything she said. Upon examination it was determined that he had what the…

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