Pastor Chris Update

Saying Grace

February 16, 2019

I grew up hearing it referred to as “saying grace.”  Now I more often hear “ask the blessing.”  Sometimes “return thanks,” or even “bless the...

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Maybe That's Why They Call It "Practice"

July 26, 2018

It has been over three months since the last of 28 radiation treatments, and so far there have been no positive results from it.  That’s highly unusual, but it happens sometimes, the...

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The Treatment Turned on Me

May 5, 2018

I got into boxing by simply going to practice with my friend who was already on the Oak Ridge Golden Gloves team.  Boxing was a club sport, not a school sponsored sport, so we weren’t...

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I'm Glad That's Over With

April 4, 2018

As the Calvinist said after falling down a flight of stairs, “I’m glad that’s over with.”  I just got back from my 28th of 28 radiation treatments – one every...

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Something Old, Something New

February 17, 2018

Well, the gastroenterologist saw cancer again (or still) in the esophagus.  By his recollection, he thought it looked the same or maybe a little larger than when he did the same scoping...

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