The Cries of Hearts

  Faylene spoke softly that morning, “I don’t know what I will do when we return to a quiet house.” She is already feeling a pull on her heart as she thinks about missing children’s voices in the early morning when she returns to the United States in a few… Continue reading

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Angels, Aliens, and Demons

I regularly walk through the school at my mission station in the Philippines. Those walks remind me of who I am writing for and why. Since it was near the end of the school day and a break time, I stopped in one of the classrooms, which is also a… Continue reading

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Love’s Reach

When the Holy Spirit deepens a sense of God’s love, it is inevitable that things begin to happen. I talked to Faylene a few months ago in the US about what had happened to me during the last Philippine trip. It was different than the previous five. As I discovered… Continue reading

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Big Purpose, Friends, and Little Visitors

The mission purpose is pretty simple but bigger than us. Writing is a big part because I am writing a curriculum. Faylene will be writing other things. So we have our work stations set up side by side. We are just beginning our third week at the Institute of Foundational… Continue reading

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The Heart of Home

Early September 2017 Report from the Philippines (IFL) The mechanics of this mission trip were not easy. Preparation was arduous and took days. Other tasks interfered. There was no rest until we were on the flight, and that rest was limited. The director (Pat) of the Institute of Foundational Learning… Continue reading

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