M. Graham Knox, mind-wanderer, noticer, writer
STRANGER AND EXILE ON THE EARTH
SEEKING A HOMELAND
DESIRING A BETTER COUNTRY
peregrinatio est vita – Life is a pilgrimage
“The need for more robust reading (and teaching) of God’s Word is made clear when we consider the lack of biblical literacy among the current generation of church-goers. Never have everyday Christians had so many resources at their disposal and yet have been so ignorant of what the Bible actually teaches.”-M. Graham Knox, Take Root, Bear Fruit
Because I identify myself on social media as a “chosen follower of Jesus Christ, a friend recently asked me, how do you know you are chosen, and that you will endure to the end?” This was my answer. ________, what a great question! I appreciate you taking the time to ask. First of all, in … Continue reading How do I know I am chosen?
It’s the season when fall colors will soon be in full array, and that brings out the photographer in all of us. First of all, the most important thing about fall colors (and any outdoor activity, for that matter) is to be present in the moment and enjoy it for what it is. But if … Continue reading Photographing fall foliage – backlighting
The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles, 2016), Hab 3:17–19. I was in Port Charlotte, Florida last weekend to speak at my former church, Freedom Bible Church. I was scheduled to stay until Tuesday. But, as forecasts for Hurricane Ian came in, I decided to leave on Sunday right after church, hoping … Continue reading Though the storm rages…
In our excursions in Tanzania, we were all impressed with the kindness and friendliness of the Tanzanian people. Nowhere has this been more apparent than in the tale of the red hat. On Sunday the 10th, after attending a church service in Majengo, we arrived at a venue for lunch and a report from some … Continue reading Tanzania 2022 – July 11 – The red hat tale
Some of the trees in August around hereget a jump-start on the seasonThey drop their golden bladeson grass that still requires twice-a-fortnight mowing They don’t get the noticethat their cousins in October getbut it’s a portent of things to come It’s as if they are heralding a greater, later eventA glory that isyet to be … Continue reading Some of the trees in August (a poem)
Yesterday brought us to a school in Majengo. After a brief welcoming ceremony, which included singing children and tribal dancers, I got to meet the child my wife and I have sponsored for several years. During all this time, various photos of Talik Dalusi have adorned the side our our refrigerator, chronicling his growth over … Continue reading Tanzania 2022 – July 10 – No longer a face on the refrigerator
Professionally, I have been an educator, a minister, and a leader in business. I’ve been speaking, writing and teaching for over 50 years in various settings. I am retired from daily work, my most recent position being on the leadership team at Chick-fil-A of Hendersonville, North Carolina. I am a certified ServSafe instructor and an elder at Missio Dei Church in Asheville.
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