Author Archives: biblepreacher

About biblepreacher

United Methodist Church Pastor. My wife, Hysung Hong Lee, is also a UMC pastor and my children are all grown and have their independent life. We have now empty nest. I and my wife are collecting some mission eggs now in that nest!

Forgotten fruits

Trees are never tired of producing  uneaten, unmattered fruits  They keep repeating the same old patterns without any excuse I feel safe and secured when I tread upon those small smashed fruits under my feet feeling their scream of silence … Continue reading

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Cross

One by one families and friends passed away as an invitation for me to come to the still place where we can find peace together without racism, wild-fire, COVID-19, and turmoils in Afghanistan We are all connected to the One who … Continue reading

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Fire and stars

Because of the smoke my eyes are itching my nose is stuffed I realized that this morning smoke was somebody’s home yesterday someone was playing with her pet families sat around the table Now they all floated into my garden … Continue reading

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Joy of Living

Sungho Lee I do not own you, God! You are the Creator I am your creature. I do not own you, trees You have been here long before I am I am a visitor of your garden I do not … Continue reading

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Transition

Wherever you go,  you go inside of your soul It is not a place It is your relationship with God Things change according to the seasons relationships are moving because we are growing What matters is love that we have … Continue reading

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A passerby

People worship God without me, a preaching pastor People enjoy mission  without my involvement, a supervising pastor People share the Good News even after my death, a pastor’s funeral How humbling and how liberating God is in control all the timeI … Continue reading

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When evening comes

When evening comes all the golden memories of a day shed their lights like fallen leaves and autumn fruits appear on naked branches Apple trees bear apples Peach trees bear peaches We cannot change this simple law of mother nature … Continue reading

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All that I need

A bowl of rice a cup of soup and Kimchi with couple side dishes Couple clergy shirts and couple pants with a robe and stole One room with a table for reading, writing, and dining and my wife time for … Continue reading

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One

There are so many women in the world I married one Love of my life, I have chosen one There are so many careers that lured me I was called by One Breath of Life, I have followed One There … Continue reading

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Song

I hear a song that a tree sings this summer again the apple tree in my backyard has its music notes on every branch the peach tree next to it has many rest symbols this year I can see their fruits … Continue reading

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