"Aileen Goes On..."

About faith, family, and more.


Aileen, an ordained Baptist minister, tends to go on a bit about faith.

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A Wall of Living Stones at Caswell
One of my favorite stories of all time, from May 2014. When the youth group goes to Fort Caswell for the[...]
Choosing a College: 4 TRUTHS, 4 MYTHS
It's that time of year: admissions decisions are being finalized, scholarship applications are due, and students are trying to decide where they’ll attend[...]
Leadership: best achieved when supported by love
8/12/2018How fitting that on my first day as shepherd at Ecclesia Baptist, my "Hur" surprised me and came to the[...]
In celebration of Gloria Mitchell on her 80th birthday
On August 2, we celebrated our mother's 80th birthday. At her party, I read this tribute. Of course, there are[...]
Blind hostility in the gym
My workouts this summer have not been nonexistent; however, they haven’t been what you would call regular either. So, when[...]
A Seussian farewell
On my last Sunday at FBC Weaverville, I read this little ditty at the reception following worship. It is set[...]

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