Tag Archives: Poverty

The Untold Story

It’s difficult to be a teenager in a small, rural town. One quickly learns that gossip spreads quickly and little things come back to haunt you. Anything unusual that happened with you and your friends at lunch time is something … Continue reading

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John the Baptist

Sermon for December 11, 2011 Central Congregational United Church of Christ, Atlanta The Rev. Louis F. Kavar, Ph.D. I grew up in rural Pennsylvania. But I’ve lived in a number of different parts of the country: Pittsburgh, Morgantown, West Virginia, … Continue reading

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Growing Up Poor – Memories from My Mother

It was early Sunday morning. I sat in the general area of the church where I’m usually to be found. Bleary eyed, I looked passed the sanctuary and out the plate glass windows to the trees now bare in late … Continue reading

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