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Just A Little Patience . . .

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  ~Philippians 4:6 In February, we added a member to our family--a little Corgi puppy that we named Oliver (although we call him Scooter more often than not).  He's about seven months old now, but from the very beginning, this little dog has been impatient.  That's just how this breed is apparently.  They've got an opinion about everything, and Scooter is annoyed if you're doing something, and he's annoyed if you're not doing anything.  My wife, Valerie, says he has the temperament of a grumpy old man.  I think we all struggle with patience from time to time.  Dealing with a difficult family member, or an annoying co-worker.  Sometimes we get too much on our plate.  Sometimes things come up at the worse possible times and it puts us in a mood.  Sometimes people aren't moving fast enough for us.  Sometimes they're moving too fa

Rested and Ready To Roll!

The Creasons enjoy a fun night watching the Nashville Sounds at First Horizon Park! I haven't been very good at posting regularly on the Walking the Walk blog.  I've just been too busy.  But that's recently changed.  Over the last few years, on top of a full time job, I've been working my way through the ministerial program offered by the American Baptist Church.  There are classes required from a seminary, and there are classes provided by the American Baptist Church, and then there's basically an internship with an experienced Baptist pastor.   I've finished all the classes provided by the American Baptist Church.  Two weeks ago I finished the last required seminary class at Urbana Theological Seminary, about the same time my pastor signed off on all the requirements of the internship.  So now I can just settle into preaching on Wednesday Nights at my church as I wait to see what God has planned for me next. I was pretty tired when I crossed the finish line--