Havre Daily News - News you can use

Articles written by John Bruington

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 27



 By John Bruington    Local    July 27, 2018

Out Our Way: Debts? Trespasses? - Matthew 5:39

Out our way, folks are usually more concerned with living the faith than with arguing over words and other trivialities. For example, when reciting the Lord's Prayer - some folks say "trespasses"...

 

Out Our Way: The Gospel According to Goliath: Who Was That?

Mark 8: 27 - 30 Out our way, especially in the Bear Paws, you are liable to see all kinds of critters. Goliath and I have seen foxes, a few coyotes, mule deer and white tails. Naturally we have also...

 

Out Our Way: The Gospel According to Goliath: The real deal

Mark 7:1-23 As some of you may know, the name of this column, "Out Our Way," is based on the work of J.R. Williams, a cartoonist from back in the '30s and '40s, who immortalized the cowboy with his...

 

Out Our Way: The Gospel According to Goliath: Tangerine-sized brains

Mark 6:45-52 Out our way, even non-church folk have heard about Goliath. From time to time I hear from folks who have no time for Church or preachers, but have begun to look forward to Friday's...

 

Out Our Way: The Gospel According to Goliath: 'We gotta try'

Mark 8:1-10 Out our way, folks are expected to do the best they can with what they have rather than complain about what they don't have. A couple of years back my saddle pard, Charlie, and I were...

 

Out Our Way: The Gospel according to Goliath: 'I see YOU!'

Mark 7:3-37 Raised in the Bear Paws until I bought him, Goliath had a few encounters with the unknown that spooked him. One that nearly led to him setting off his launch codes was the first time he...

 

Out Our Way: The Gospel According to Goliath: The size of an orange

Mark 7: 24 - 30 Out our way, winter can be a tough time for livestock. Most Montanans are familiar with the clasic Charlie Russell print, "Waiting for the Chinook." It shows a starving long horn...

 

Out Our Way: The Gospel according to Goliath: The heart of the matter

Mark 4: 17-23 Out our way, folks sometimes tell of great horse they have known. In Wyoming, I rode a Morgan mare named Autumn out at the Empire ranch. Cecil and Elsie had raised her and her siblings...

 

Out Our Way: The Gospel According to Goliath:  Throwing a rope

Mark 7:1-13 Out our way, nearly every cowboy carries a rope on his saddle. Those who follow this column know I do, and it has come in handy ... especially the time I left my boot in the mud and had...

 
 By John Bruington    Local    July 1, 2016

Out Our Way: The Big Nothing or the Big Open

"When Jesus came to his home town, his disciples came with him. On the sabbath he went to the synagogue and began to teach. Many who saw him there were astounded and said, 'Who does he think he is tea...

 
 By John Bruington    Local    March 4, 2016

Out Our Way: The Gospel according to Goliath: The Chosen

Jesus went up on the mountain and invited into his service the men of his choice; and he appointed 12 to be with him, whom he would send out as his friends and have the power to cast out demons. He c...

 

Out Our Way: 'Your hat's too big, Charlie!'

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and sin that clings so closely – and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before...

 

Out Our Way: The Gospel according to Goliath: Rode hard and put away wet

One Sabbath day, Jesus was walking through the corn fields. Being hungry, his disciples began to pick some of the corn as they passed. The Pharisees who saw this began to cry out that it was against...

 

Out Our Way: Scout's dance

When the Pharisees complained that Jesus welcomed sinful people to sit at table with them, He reminded them that the physician came to heal the sick not the healthy.   When they complained Jesus'...

 

Out Our Way: Round bales

Out our way, we listen to the U.S. meteorological agency, but put our trust in The Farmer's Almanac.  Last year, the "experts" in Washington said it would be a harsh winter but the Almanac said it...

 

Out Our Way:

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO GOLIATH   “Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went off to a solitary place where He prayed.  Simon and his companions went to look for Him, and when they found Him they...

 
 By John Bruington    Local    March 6, 2015

Out Our Way: And then there was Paul

"When you have eliminated all other possibilities, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."    Sherlock Holmes Out our way, we are taking a journey through the Book of Acts and...

 

Out Our Way: And then there was Scout

       "The Lord God said, 'It is not good that the human should be alone'" - Genesis 2:18, The Hebrew Text, author's translation Out our way, we come to depend on our neighbors and friends...

 

Out Our Way: Listen to the children

“Let the little children come unto me and do not forbid them, for it is to such that the Kingdom of God belongs!” — Matthew 19:14   Out our way, it’s a time of Christmas lights, decorative trees and Salvation Army bell ringing. Usually at... Full story

 

Out Our Way: Home for Christmas?

John Denver TV Christmas Special 1976: "Tall in the saddle we spend Christmas Day, driving the cattle over the wide open plain. Of all of the gifts that are given today, ours is the sky and the...

 

Out Our Way: The tandem bike

And Joseph said to his brothers who had sold him into slavery in Egypt “Even though you intended to do harm to me, God intended it for good … ” — Genesis 50:20 Out our way, one of the first lessons you learn when working horses is that there...

 

Out Our Way: A $5 Coke

Remember the mess we had when someone at the government “Einstein” came up with the idea of making dollar coins the same size as a quarter?  Well it wasn’t just foreigners who sometimes mistook one for the other. Ever pay $5 for a $1.25 pop?...

 

Out Our Way: A basket of sand

Out our way, common sense - horse sense - is indeed pretty common. As most of you know, I am working on a degree from the Horse Sense Theological Seminary here in Havre and was talking to Professor... Full story

 

Out Our Way: Many hands make light work

We are many parts in Christ but together form one Body. So in Christ, though many, are one Body. - Romans 12:5   Out our way, the above paraphrase is often illustrated during the round up... Full story

 

Out our way: Who's driving?

"Be not like the horse or mule without understanding who must be guided by bit and bridle lest it stray from you" - Psalm 32:9 Years ago when I was pastoring in rural Wyoming, there was an incident... Full story

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019