All About Me… almost!

I asked myself what you would want to know about me!

It’s a difficult answer and has many rabbit trails.

Perhaps it would be best to tell you what I want you to know about me.

I need you to know that I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me (Phil 4:13) and I believe that with my whole heart.

I was born in 1957 in Baytown, Texas. I was born again in 1975, also in Baytown, and moved to East Texas later that year.

In between those years I broke 3 bones, fell off a railroad tanker car, my parents got divorced and each remarried, and I attended Highlands Elementary, Highlands Jr. High, and Ross Sterling High School.

I never did drugs. I actually believed the commercials that only dopes do dope and I didn’t want to be one. I did try smoking cigarettes but they made me cough and drinking made me uncoordinated, so I have abstained from either.

I met and eventually married the love of my life, Linda. I was introduced to her by the Love of my life, Jesus. Both of them were glad I didn’t do drugs, smoke, or drink.

We have two children, we being Linda and me. We also have five grand children.

We pastor CrossRoads Christian Center near Broaddus, though I do most of the pastoring but she is by my side and is my helper for life.

We enjoy geocaching.

Just in case you’re interested here are some of my favorites.

Food: Steak and potatoes.
Drink: Sweet tea
Desert:Lemon Meringue Pie, Cherry Pie (YUM)
TV: Clean comedy including oldies like Andy Griffith, Leave it to Beaver, etc.
Music: Christian
Christian Artist: Paul Baloche
Movie: I really like Facing the Giants ever since I first saw it.
Hobbies: Geocaching with Linda.
What did I want to be when I grew up: A teacher and a DJ. (Really!)
I enjoy studying my family tree!
I’d rather have a hamburger for breakfast than bacon and eggs.
Blue and purple are my fav colors.
I do a blog devotion everyday called Morning Thoughts from Pastor Tim.

Several years ago I was fascinated at how the New Testament writers would include Old Testament scripture in their writings. Often if you run the reference on the O.T. scripture you’ll scratch your head and wonder how they applied that to their N.T. writing. Of course it’s the Holy Spirit inspiring them. But I thought it would be neat to apply scripture to every day life; to surroundings and situations. That’s how I started Morning Thoughts.

I’m just ignorant to believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God and the only truth for us. I don’t read too many other books, I just stick to the basics of the Bible.

You can also find out a little more about me, on Facebook I’m PastorTim Swanson or listening to 90.9 KSWP Monday thru Saturday from 10am to 3pm and 91.9 KAVX Monday thru Friday from 1pm to 4pm.

I also enjoy photography!

 

 

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