Gloucester Wharf (pronounced like pasta…only with a gl sound at the beginning)

The most photographed scene in the U.S.  Can you see why?
The most photographed scene in the U.S. Can you see why? (Thanks Dorington Little!)

During the afternoon Thursday I had the opportunity to see some sights.  This was one of my favorites!  This scene was captured on a cell phone.

I’m still having a profitable time out here with my fellow pastors.  Among us are several Baptist pastors, several Presbyterians, two representing Congregational churches, several representing Evangelical Free churches, and one lone Methodist.

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Surprised by a Sweet and Smiling Providence of God

I’m just ecstatic as I write these words!  Ecstatic is not an adjective I had even considered in some months!  But ecstatic I am.   If she would have called even three weeks ago I think I would have said “No, but thanks anyway.”  As Providence would have it she called just yesterday.  You see, someone called to cancel their place among 18 men who will gather together for nine days, at Gordon Conwell Seminary, as a part of the Ockenga Institute’s Spurgeon Sabbatical (in Boston, MA).  Psalm 16:6 says “The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places, indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.”  This is fast becoming yet another of my favorite verses in the Bible. Continue reading Surprised by a Sweet and Smiling Providence of God