Richard Craver

Thoughts, Musings And The Occasional Rant

The Funeral Of A Mentor

Today I went to funeral of my earliest Christian mentor, Robert Ore.

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Filling The Silence

For many years I have had Pastors and Teachers talk of the importance of having a quiet time. A time of Bible study, prayer and listening for the Lord to speak. Like most busy people in this age I find that very difficult. However when I changed jobs two months ago and found driving to […]

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Why Do They Live In The Desert?

I recently heard of a comedy routine by the late comedian Sam Kinison, and went in search of it on the internet. The name wasn’t familiar, but once I saw his picture I remembered him. There was a time in the late 80’s and 90’s when the Comedy Channel had a whole host of stand-up […]

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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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