The Real Christmas Story

Many years ago, fed up by the ultra commercialism the ‘holiday season’ had evolved into, I made the decision that Christmas at the Ferguson’s would first focus on the real meaning of Christmas.  Before anything else, we read the Christmas story from the Bible.  We read of the prophecy and angelic announcement of the birth […]

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It’s All In The Name

According to, my name, Scott, is of old English origin and means from Ireland, or later from Scottland.  Doesn’t sound very exciting and isn’t very profound. I guess its good I have ancestors from that region.  However, if we look at my son’s name, Elijah, a good Bible name, it means, my God is […]

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August 3, 2014

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Financial Advice, My Top Ten’ish List

Some time ago, I was asked to be a financial accountability partner for someone who needed help when they were making financial decisions.  They gave me open access to their finance information and told me to question anything they did, and keep them financial responsible.  In that process, they ask me for advice on things […]

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March 16, 2014

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Carrie Mae Williams (Obituary)

The following is the obituary for one of the most amazing Christian woman to every walk the face of the earth. Sister Carrie Williams is greatly missed. Obituary Carrie Mae Williams, age 88, of Columbus, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. She was born on […]

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March 13, 2014

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A Closing Remark Regarding my Grandma Rebecca Ferguson

I had the unique opportunity to participate in the funeral for my grandma, Rebecca (Pinkerton) Ferguson on May 31st, 2012.  Unexpectedly, the morning of the funeral, my uncle Jim asked me to deliver the closing prayer.  I wasn’t the oldest or favorite grandchild, however, I was more than willing to represent my generation.  Moreover, I […]

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June 1, 2012

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Rebecca M. Ferguson (Obituary)

Grandma’s Obituary from the Newspaper Rebecca M. Ferguson, 86, of Grove City, Ohio formerly of Wintersville, Ohio passed away Friday, May 25, 2012 at OSU Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio. She was born December 12, 1925 in East Liverpool, Ohio a daughter of the late Hollie Cameron and Daisy B. Gamble Pinkerton.  Becky helped her late […]

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God Is Forever, God Is, God Remains

Today, I was thinking about how quickly life seems to be passing by me. It is easy to miss the small opportunities in life that really matter. I could lose a loved one in a moment, unexpectedly, without a last chance to say goodbye. Without warning, I could make a mistake that would forever change […]

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April 18, 2012

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