Telltale Tabernacle Tidings, the Final Year

Dear Reader, Through this series of posts, it is NOT our intention to take vengeance or to vent frustration.  Through the years of both good and bad experiences, Heather and I have learned and are learning to be extremely grateful for all that the LORD brings our way!  By placing this in writing, 1. It…

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Telltale Tabernacle Tidings, part 4

“Nothing, Really” “What comes to mind when you think of creation?” I ask you, dear reader, what comes to your mind when you think of creation? Perhaps Genesis 1:1 or the book of Genesis as a whole, or maybe some aspect of nature itself, or perhaps one of several excellent creation ministries that exist today?…

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Telltale Tabernacle Tidings, Part 3

“You Don’t Know” As I write this the beginning of Thanksgiving Week, all of what I’m sharing in these posts comes down to gratitude in all things, as the Scripture says: “In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:18) Truthfully, as I write these…

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Telltale Tabernacle Tidings, Part 2

“Payson Popery” “I’m calling to disinvite you to the fair.” We were in the northwestern state of WA after serving at Onion Days when I heard those words. It was an unforgettable call from a disgruntled pastor in Payson, UT who didn’t like a decision we’d made! In all through the years, we have been…

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Telltale Tabernacle Tidings, part 1

“High 5:00” Texts unexpectedly began to come in more frequently and with more urgency … “We need to meet before you leave.”  “You must come at 5 pm.” We’d packed our rig and stopped truck and trailer to visit Jesse and confirm with him about a desired meeting with church leadership that was to take…

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Pastors Making Up Stuff

I really don’t like being a nay-sayer. I like being a YEA-sayer! 🙂 “For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen…” (2 Corinthians 1:20) I recently saw this post on Facebook, which on the surface sounds good. However, when I thought about it and read it more closely, I…

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‘Twas the Night Before Easter

This unique post is shared as a Biblical response to wrongdoing, taken from the examples given to us in the writings of apostles Paul and John.  The poem is an accurate representation of what actually happened to us in 2020, and we sincerely are praying for the individuals involved.  We read in the Word of…

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Shun Profane Babblings

In our last FBI Bible study group session, we looked at 2 Timothy 2:16 and one of the warning texts where Paul instructed one of his spiritual sons, Timothy:  “But shun profane and vain babblings…”  In breaking down the word “profane,” we saw that it means to “walk over a boundary or threshold in violation.”…

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