Richard Craver

Musings about this world, and the world to come.

Archive for the 'Christ' Category

Grace Clays – Sporting Clays Event

So, I had the privilege to take part in a sporting clays event today to benefit Grace Baptist Bible College in Winston-Salem. Grace Baptist Bible College was formed in August of 2009 and the campus resides on the property of Marshall Baptist Church in Winston-Salem.

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No “L”? No Christ?

We have a clock radio in our bedroom that stays on WBFJ. I am not a morning person, I don’t wake up well, so it will play for awhile as I am in slumber trying to summon the will to get the day started. This morning they were playing a mix of the current Contemporary […]

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Who Sets The Standard?

In 1975 the US Congress passed the Metric Conversion Act which set in motion the Metrication of the United States. I remember in school being taught the metric system and being given all sorts of little conversion charts and conversion devices to be able to understand how metric temperature, weight, length and so on compared. […]

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It is Finished!

I came across a quote by Tony Evans on Facebook the other day, it goes like this. Jesus didn’t say, “I am finished.” He said, “It is finished.” He was just getting started. And although I suppose it was a line pulled from a sermon, which I have not heard, it got my mind spiraling, […]

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Spiritual Vertigo

On July 16th, 1999, John F. Kennedy Jr., son of the assassinated President John F. Kennedy as well as his wife Carolyn Bessette and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette were killed when his single engine aircraft crashed into the waters off of Martha’s Vineyard, Masachusetts. Weather was quickly sited as a factor in the crash as the […]

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Are You Ready For The Second Super Bowl Of 2013?

Not quite two months ago Super Bowl XLVII  was played in New Orleans, Louisiana.  I don’t understand why they insist on using Roman numerals, the Roman Empire fell in 476 AD, but there it is. On the field were the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49′ers, the game resulted in a win for the […]

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Of Discernment

Have you ever read or seen something and alarm bells went off in your head that something was wrong? Maybe you couldn’t quite put your finger on it, maybe you knew what it was right away; or maybe you knew what it was and needed to ponder it a bit. What you are experiencing is […]

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The Giving Of Presents, and The Giving Of Gifts

From the outset I will say that much ink has been spilled over the centuries, and many kilobytes of text hammered out in recent decades about what I am prepared to write; but maybe, just maybe I can share this with you in just a little bit different manner. Every year it seems that Christmas […]

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Tempered Like Pizza Dough

I have been a fan of Dr Tony Evans for quite sometime now. Recently I have had to take a second job to make ends meet and to support the millions that are too sorry to work. But that is a different story for a different time with a different message. One of the perks […]

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It Could Be Heavenly

The second weekend in August is the time the Craver and Faw families have their annual reunions. They used to be separate weekends, but the Craver family got spread between North Carolina, California and Pennsylvania in the late 1950′s and 1960′s, and into Ohio in the 1990′s. So somewhere along the line the Cravers began […]

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