What Lives Matter?

What lives matter? I spent a few years with a project in Uganda, and made good friends with Gertrude, her daughter, a son, and many others who lived in a little village in near the Western mountains. I served them, helped where I could, got a few things they needed,… Continue reading

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The Last Piece of Wood — A Maritime Parable About Preparation

The man was reaching up over his head in a compartment of the ship. With a tool in one hand and a piece of wood in the other, he carefully placed the piece where it was designed to be mounted. Each screw was tightened as it should be. He leaned… Continue reading

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A Call to Social Contact

THE VIRUS AND THE ECONOMY, NOTE 4 A CALL TO SOCIAL CONTACT — A BIBLICAL CASE The tumultuous time began with the virus. Near the beginning I warned friends and wrote of the one – two punch of the virus AND the economy. The effects of the two sometimes appear… Continue reading

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Virus and Economy, Note 2 — How Do We Maintain Fellowship and Reach Out?

SOCIAL CONTACT AND FELLOWSHIP IN AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE ENVIRONMENT WITH AN ECONOMIC FREEZE? This note is primarily meant for believers and groups of believers during the current months when the COVID-19 virus is in full swing and the economy is faltering. Faylene and I are not doctors or experts, but… Continue reading

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The Rescuing Creator

We had prayed for her several times. After a few times, we asked her to come visit us because we had been praying for her. Weeks later, when she finally came, she was already crying. We sat with her, gently talked to her, and prayed for her. We did not… Continue reading

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