Author Archives: Tim Chesterton

About Tim Chesterton

Family man, pastor, storyteller, musician, songwriter. E-mail me at timchesterton at outlook dot com

How much creativity do we have in us?

I don’t think I’m a particularly good writer (compared to some of my writing heroes, that is), but I enjoy writing. Often, writing is how I find out what I think about a given subject. I’m not particularly good at thinking … Continue reading

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Overcoming Evil with Good (a sermon on Romans 12:14, 17-21)

Back in the mid-1970s there was a time of severe gasoline shortages. In many places people lined up for miles at service stations to gas up their cars. There’s a story told about a man who was in a line … Continue reading

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Meadowvale (a prequel to ‘A Time to Mend’): Chapter 24

Link back to Chapter 23. This is a work of fiction; I haven’t yet finished it, and it will probably get revised after it’s finished. It tells the story of Tom and Kelly’s marriage; readers of A Time to Mend will know that … Continue reading

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Jesus can be hard to get along with

Jesus can be hard to figure out sometimes – and hard to get along with. After all: He tells us that if we have two coats, we’re supposed to give one of them to someone who doesn’t have a coat … Continue reading

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Meadowvale (a prequel to ‘A Time to Mend’): Chapter 23

Link back to Chapter 22 This is a work of fiction; I haven’t yet finished it, and it will probably get revised after it’s finished. It tells the story of Tom and Kelly’s marriage; readers of A Time to Mend will know that … Continue reading

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Meadowvale (a prequel to ‘A Time to Mend’): Chapter 22

Link back to Chapter 21 This is a work of fiction; I haven’t yet finished it, and it will probably get revised after it’s finished. It tells the story of Tom and Kelly’s marriage; readers of A Time to Mend will know that … Continue reading

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Some revisions to ‘Meadowvale’ (mainly concerning Krista Reimer)

My number one critic, the lovely lady to whom I’m married, pointed out to me a few weeks ago that although Kelly has two siblings, we don’t see much of Krista. I’d kind of felt that too, so I’ve gone … Continue reading

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