Parable of the Flower

About 40 girls and boys from a Christian school in the Philippines attended a retreat at a place by a river a few days ago. Of course, the river water was wonderful and the programs were interesting, but something more happened. God visited. It was in a quiet way that He… Continue reading

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Two Month Report from the Philippines

As the school year moves into its fourth quarter at the Institute of Foundational Learning, I am at the two-month point in the mission trip. The fourth quarter also brings increased activity at the school and a ramp-up of my tasks since I only have a month remaining. Competitive activities… Continue reading

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Philippines Mission Trip: Mid-Term Report, Feb 2017

The link takes you to the February 15, 2017 mid-term report for the Philippine mission Trip to the Institute of Foundational Learning in Laguna: Mid report for PI6. There is much work remaining and probably always will be too much work to do for a given time period. There is not… Continue reading

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Dinosaurs and the Flood

Fascination with dinosaurs is common, even among children in the Philippines. Questions about when they existed, why we don’t see them, and what happened “back then” is a part of many conversations in which I have participated. Just a little dinner among some young men at the site of a Philippine… Continue reading

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Vicarious Observing a World Apart

Observing the created heavens with our Filipino friends is being done from the US through a combination of astro-video tools and streaming video from www.nightskiesnetwork.ca. It is a story worth telling because our friends are only equipped with small f/5 refractor kits that we sent a few years ago. Part… Continue reading

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