Tag "Gloria"

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church Twenty years ago we were all excited about the Summer Olympics. In Atlanta. Gloria, John and I all volunteered.  Gloria with gymnastics.  John at the stadium for track and field.  And I

Walking Through Time

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church Three years ago my family was on Anna Maria Island on the Gulf below Saint Petersburg.  Gloria and I have seen our family grow to sixteen.  Every other year we have go

Freedom’s cost

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church Lexington.  My wife and I realized we were near it.  I had to see it.  Even at ten at night. Lexington is still a quiet cluster of homes and small businesses.  Dim

A Sweet Time

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church We were traveling with Mohammed.  We had met him when we checked into our very old hotel in the Old City in Jerusalem.  He was the hotel engineer, handy man, greeter, do

Transformer

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church Gloria and I were in Cairo.  It was 1999, and we were two weeks into our first trip to the Holy Land, a trip that changed our lives forever.  We were going

Secret Watchers

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church It’s the kind of story that could only happen in a small town. We live in Collinsville on the road you all take to Trade Day.  We are about three blocks up

I Want Hair Like That

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church David was in my church’s youth group.  But he picked a strange role model. I was a Youth Minister in the Louisville area for four years while I was in seminary.  The

The Magic Moment

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church It was the first Christmas that I would not be with my parents and family in Nashville.  Sounded awful. Nashville Christmas was my daddy’s boiled custard and sausage balls, my mother’s big

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church My future father-in-law was acting strange.  I had no idea at the time that he was my future father-in-law.  I just knew that he was acting strange.  Weird. Gloria had moved in