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The Forgetful Christian (7 of 8)
Series: Setting the House in Order
Pastor Jeff Schreve
How many people in this room would be honest enough to say, if this is true of you, that you have trouble remembering things? (laughter). Wow! Okay. Some of you put up two hands (laughter). Had trouble remembering it was just one hand that I was asking for. I have noticed, as I get older, I'm having more trouble remembering things. I mean, basic things, simple things like my address. We moved. You know, about a year ago we downsized and then we moved into a duplex. It was a great place. It's for rent. It is awesome. And Debbie said, "You know, since we're kind of in between and I don't know how long we're going to be here before we buy a house," she said, "I've got a P.O. Box to get all our mail." So we didn't get it over at the old place and then, you know that kind of stuff. And so it was a P.O. Box. And we had the "From His Heart" P.O. Box, and then the Jeff and Debbie P.O. Box and the new address and so I had lots of numbers in my head. And I was getting things, and this had a different zip code. And so I was like, okay. So I was just getting that down and then we moved again. And it's not a hard address. There are certain people that I know, this one guy in Houston, every time I saw him it's like, Is his name John or David? And I had a 50/50 shot, and I always got it wrong. I always called him the wrong name. And every time I saw him it's like, okay, it's David; it's John. Wait a minute. Maybe it was John and not David. And I shot in the dark again, got it wrong. So I was either, is he Old Testament or New Testament, you know (laughter), that kind of thing. I heard a story about the President. He was on a campaign tour this last election. And he went into a nursing home and he was talking to them about Medicaid and things like that. And then they were just kind of mingling. And he talked to one lady that was there, and he just struck up a conversation. He ...
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