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Pastor in the Pasture: Windmills and Water
Pastor in the Pasture: Windmills and Water

June 27, 2019

I grew up on ranches that didn’t have any running streams or creeks. It sure didn’t rain much either. Therefore, catching surface water was little and far between opportunities. I remember riding around in the...

Pastor in the Pasture: Making Ends Meet

April 25, 2019

On the ranch our feed wagon is a ‘97 Ford Powerstroke. It has a rattle trap flatbed and T&S Trip Hopper on it for feeding cattle. Let’s just say it’s seen its better days for...

Pastor in the Pasture: Serve & Grow

January 29, 2019

Let’s face it, you and I both know there are things on the ranch you wish were not on the list of “duties”. I mean when you took that dream ranch job you had visions...

The Pastor’s Wife: I’m A Kid At Christmas

December 26, 2018

It’s 6:45 a.m. and I am brushing my teeth. I am brushing my teeth with my two sisters and my brothers are standing in the hall teasing us. It will be there turn next. Mom...

The Pastor’s Wife Norma Elliott: Fall works

November 8, 2018

Well, I made it through another Fall Works. Good times were had by all but it’s always good to have it under our belts. Have you ever noticed how well some women do this thing...

Pastor in the Pasture: Stop comparing and keep walking

May 10, 2017

It’s easy to compare. You daywork for your neighbors and immediately you start comparing your rig, your trappings, your horse, and your performance. You pull up and see ‘ol Fred’s 2nd Gen Dodge pickup that...

The Cowboy Pastor’s Wife: Making the cut

April 27, 2017

It was something I had done for years. Cutting my boys’ hair. I did it mainly because we needed to save money. It was my way of contributing to our budget. Cowboy life is not...