Life-Giver

We still remember these children from a previous trip to the Philippines. They would bang on the door (if they remembered to knock) and bound into our guest cottage once in awhile to see us. They were a picture of life. As many say in the US would say when… Continue reading

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Hand, Fingers, and Prayer

There is something special if a Christian talks to God from the heart. So often, however, he is treated like a responsive gift giver rather than the One who created us and gives us life. Prayer to our Lord and Savior is simple in concept but we are often weak on… Continue reading

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Being Careful

Have you heard the expression, “Life is cheap”?  In today’s culture, it is very cheap in both reality and media. The state of our fallen world has a strong Biblical thread as well as in observation. I find myself more sensitive to a cheapened world today than when I was younger, but… Continue reading

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Delight in Working Hands

My wife and I were sitting in the cancer clinic this morning talking to a young nursing student. One of our statements resembled this; “It is now time for your generation to rise up…” We had been talking about the delight of doing mission work as an outgrowth of our… Continue reading

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The Love of Teaching

A young girl and her father, Ian, had joined a larger group of campers for a week of observing the heavens. My wife and I were part of the group. The father’s daughter caught my attention. Her incredible energy level was obvious with lap after lap of bike riding. Laura was also… Continue reading

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