Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

He was sixteen years old and, although he could not swim, he heard the sea beckon to him. He wanted to be a sailor. There was a problem, however. He resided a few hundred miles from the nearest ocean. But he was determined. As he saw it, the first step to reach his...
Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

On April 1, 1974, for the first time in the history of the United States, a national speed limit was put into effect. The purpose was to conserve gasoline during the energy crisis. At first, having to drive no faster than 55 miles per hour seemed like an April Fool’s...
Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

If you were lucky enough to survive the Bataan death march, then you would have found yourself a prisoner of war at Cabanatuan, the most brutal prison camp in the Philippians during World War II. Thirty percent of Allied prisoners held in Japanese camps did not...
Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

Bob, weary from a long day and half a night behind the wheel of his eighteen-wheeler, down- shifted off the California interstate and listened to the engine growl toward a parking spot in the rest area. To him, the non-descript, nearly deserted pit stop seemed to be...