The Beauty, the Beast, and the Reason

The search for answers to tragedy are never ending. Whether the event is in a little Baptist church, a university campus, or streets where runners are on a marathon, the newscasts portray the heart rending events along with the a typical announcement that authorities are searching for answers. The beasts… Continue reading

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Cambodian Delight and Philippine Goodbye

It’s the Cambodian faces that I cannot erase, even though our stay was only four days of last week. I sleep, but I still see them. I walk slowly through the IFL compound among those I love at our IFL home, but the home staff asks about the Cambodia mission… Continue reading

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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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