The Winter Circle and Moonscape

The winter circle is high overhead in the early evenings of March in the Philippines. It’s name draws questions because Philippine children do not know four seasons, so I have to explain to them how it got its name. This particular night was with my wife (a budding observer of… Continue reading

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The Power of a Biblical Marriage Covenant

It is not a secret. Marriage between one woman and one man in a biblical worldview yields fruit and measurable peace. Statistics show it. Behavior shows it. People, even little people, are affected in a positive way when around it. We see children all the time. Many are orphans. Sometimes… Continue reading

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From the Beginning…Life is Precious

Protection of children, including the unborn, is being opposed by forces that include abortion, trafficking, and enslavement. What do you believe? Does your belief translate into how you live to assist others? Faylene and I teach biblical creation, which includes biblical fundamentals like these: mankind was created uniquely in God’s… Continue reading

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The Two R’s in February

The Two R’s in February. My little first grader came home with a list of the months of the year to memorize.  He was repeating them to me in their order and spelling them.  I corrected him with his mistaken spelling of the second month. He pronounced it again with… Continue reading

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Love and Hospitality

The director for IFL, Philippines, met us on arrival — near midnight — to talk and have a cold glass of iced tea (our common way of greeting). We expressed our love for one another. She had personally outfitted our quarters with food so we did not have to deal… Continue reading

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