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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Children and the Brevity of Sharing Moments

We are not exactly world travelers but mission trips have taken us to several countries. Since we assist people through educational helps, we are almost always in contact with teachers, staff, or children of a school or ministry. These are little Aeta children in the mountains of  the Philippines, but… Continue reading

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Poor and Don’t Have a Telescope or Binocular?

We often teach observing disciplines from a biblical perspective in places where there is no chance that the average student or teacher will ever see a telescope. What happens to the have-nots? Just taking a plastic child’s telescope to a village school in Uganda caused a teacher to shout, because… Continue reading

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