Category: Pastor Tim Nelson

Pastor Tim Nelson

My Splotch

Our Splotch You’ve done it, too, haven’t you?  Left the coffee pot on when you left the house?   You didn’t witness the last cup become …

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Pigs Can Fly

My son Drew received a pile of money for Christmas when he was ten. He had seen the advertisements running on television, so he went …

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Pastor Tim Nelson

Learning to Play Dutch Blitz

Have you ever played Dutch Blitz? In Dutch Blitz, the purpose is to unload all your cards as fast as you can by laying them …

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God’s Tumbler

Let’s be Polished Together in 2013 My childhood friend, Kevin, was always filling his pockets with stones. Back in his room, he placed these stones, …

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A Lesson from the Phoenix

The phoenix is a mythical sacred fire bird that can be found in the mythologies of the Arabian, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Chinese, Turks, Indians, …

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Reflections: Was Jesus ‘Minnesota Nice’?

So, you are in St. Paul working under your car and checking out the hole in your tailpipe when the jack slips and the car …

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Not Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart turned 50 in July.  This one-stop giant has been swallowing up mom-and-pop grocery, hardware, sporting good, pharmacy, and clothing stores since the Beatles belted …

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Reflections: Does God Leave It On The Table?

Years ago a seminary professor wove a gripping modern version of Jesus’ parable of the treasure found hidden in a field.  In his version, a …

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Reflections: Precious Dirt: How Many Soils are ‘Saved?’

The parable of the soils is repeated by Matthew, Mark, and Luke – one of seven recorded parables picked up by all three writers.  It …

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Reflections: Jesus 3.1 (upgrade or whole new operating system?)

When we become a follower of Jesus, is it more like getting an upgrade on life or is it more switching operating systems completely?  That’s …

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