Faith Empowered by Love

Writing about the fascinating and fruitful walk of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ has some value. Nothing, however, is substitute for the active personal relationship with Him and how He underpins and strengthens living relationships among us. So, this little post is written on the occasion of a reunion with believing friends in the Philippines. Written… Continue reading

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Christ in Context for Christmas

The movies and media of the season are many, and most represent something far from the biblical Messiah’s birth and most dare not represent the truth for the threat of being challenged. Last night was a sampling. One Santa represented love and laid hands on the sick for them to be… Continue reading

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Live Comfortable–Live Poor

Love costs. That is, real love in a biblical sense, costs. There is a parable in this picture. It looks harmless enough. A Filipino lady is hugging an older grey-haired lady. You don’t see their faces, but you do see the sentiment. They are attached in their task as they… Continue reading

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Little Children, Big Children, His Children

The mission field always reminds us of what is also true at home: we may be big or little children, but we are all His created children with the same needs. Whether we are teaching biblical creation or observing the heavens with little ones or staff at the Institute of… Continue reading

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Creation and Children

Children’s lessons can often pack truth with simple exercises. Linda taught some Filipino children about creation and evolution. Just like her, she came up with an exercise so the little ones could think about it. They made a simple double-sided piece of paper on a stick. One side was the… Continue reading

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