Author Archives: Jim Baker

11.05.09 – serve the thing that shines

teapot 2007 I have the privilege of joining up with some of the other warren PA youth pastors for breakfast every first wednesday of the month at the plaza restaurant. The waitresses know the group well since they’ve been meeting for something like ten years, and the waitresses love spilling coffee all over the table […]

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11.03.09 – boring christianity

Model – Sophia Dorozio – Kona Hawaii 2008Last night we were reviewing what Corey had talked about the week before at Higher Calling. Cages that hold us back from what the Holy Spirit wants to do. One of our students said something to the effect of “I think we’re just bored with the stagnant routine.” […]

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10.31.09 – last year at this time… and friends

oct 31 2008 – kailua kona, hawaii Last year Sandi Walrod and Jess (then) Stiles (now BAKER) came dressed to the Hallelujah party at my apartment in Kona as me. They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. 😉 Crazy that a year later we’re all still hanging out only this time in Baltimore […]

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10.29.09 – adventures on the road and VOA

changing spark plugs So about 4 hours into our trip to baltimore Jess turns down the radio and asks “whats that noise?” and I hear a loud clicking from the engine… we pull up to the toll booth pay the toll and the car stalls out. I start it back up and get off of […]

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10.27.09 – AFRICA!!!

“How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet […]

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10.26.09 – wild goose chase

Taken in Oahu March of 2009(yes I realize that’s not a goose)Our students were awesome tonite, they had a pastor appreciation ice cream party for me and Jess, unfortunately Jess was home sick this evening. Corey Errett came and spoke tonite. He taught out of Luke 18 and 19 and asked us who we were […]

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10.26.09 – Hidey Wedding

This weekend was Chris Hidey’s wedding. I snuck a quick pic of Hidey brothers and me in the bathroom right before the service. Jess and I had the honor to attend one of the most fun and beautiful weddings we have ever been to. It was held at the botanical gardens in NYC. I read […]

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10.22.09 – Grandpa Stiles 90th Birthday

Grandpa Stiles (Jess’ dad’s father) on his 90th Birthday(iso 1600 shot with the g11 for you photo geeks) We’re hanging out tonite in Youngstown Ohio. We just spent the evening with Grandpa Stiles who is ninety today. When I asked him how it feels to be ninety he replied, “I don’t know how’s it suppose […]

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10.22.09 – vision and on the run again

jess’ eye When Woody Woodson was here speaking he spoke so much on vision.“You can’t receive it until you can see it.” We are having a ministry fair at our church this weekend (Jess and I will be in NYC for a friends wedding) but as I was preparing a dream list of needs for […]

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