Mermaids and Meteorites

Teaching seventh and eighth graders about biblical creation is one thing, but hearing and answering their questions after the classes shows where they are. The unlimited energy and raw thought at these ages makes for unrelated and quick inquiries at first glance, but not really. The dominant naturalistic world view… Continue reading

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Childrens’ Quests and the Morning Moon

We planned an early rise to check the tropical skies, hoping to get a little observing of the day-time moon. With cups of coffee in hand after a quick set up, we were ready to sit together and enjoy a waning moon through some light clouds. It was originally planned… Continue reading

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Philippine Welcome

The central Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains are beautiful. Friends and family from Virginia and other states are in our hearts. But the Lord made a large deep room inside us for our Philippine family and gave us tasks to accomplish that can make a difference. Flying to our IFL home… Continue reading

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Philippine National Forgetfulness?

My Philippine friends, whom I love, do you give thanks? I remember the praise and worship group. I remember last year’s graduating class. I remember a line of young men at a special occasion. I remember the little ones. I want all of you to avoid becoming forgetful to give… Continue reading

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Settling Hearts

The visiting young teens giggled at my gesture toward the man when I called him “gwapo,” their word for handsome. His eyes twinkled at me, his new bride of less than three months. When he left the house on an errand, their questions became more serious, “Your husband…before Sir Roland…what… Continue reading

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