A Call to Social Contact

THE VIRUS AND THE ECONOMY, NOTE 4 A CALL TO SOCIAL CONTACT — A BIBLICAL CASE The tumultuous time began with the virus. Near the beginning I warned friends and wrote of the one – two punch of the virus AND the economy. The effects of the two sometimes appear… Continue reading

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The Obscure Path

We walked by the river every day.  There’s a path, well-marked after years of use by fishermen and now by us.  Many times, the man took the clippers to clear thorny vines and encroaching brush as we walked.  He carefully kicked aside sticks strewn from the wind while he watched… Continue reading

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Higher and Deeper — Note 11

Higher and Deeper — Note 11.Believers: Not Forgotten and Don’t Forget. Our friends in the Philippines will be waking up on Easter morning in less than three hours. The compound at IFL has an advantage because they are a ‘unit’ together, so they see each other but also worship, pray,… Continue reading

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Higher and Deeper, Note 7

Roland’s story about Church of Another Kind — Worship from Afar Yet Close I walk by the plaque, which I carved over 40 years ago, nearly everyday. It reminds me of the cry to worship that comes from a believer’s heart that has been touched by God. It has an… Continue reading

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Higher and Deeper, Note 5

Higher and Deeper. Note 5 Faylene’s story… The plaque hung on the wall in my bedroom, in my college dorm room, and in the living room of every house I subsequently called home for the next 30 years. During a very difficult time when I needed to slim down to… Continue reading

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