25 hours at a Mission Station

It was an evening prayer meeting. The garden director led a sharing to 60 staff and children. A staff member led the singing. Another one had a guitar. Most of the 40 children (or so) are orphans. We joined them to worship, listen to a brief sharing, and pray. Faylene… Continue reading

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One Year of Changed Lives

Today marks one year of our changed lives in a new covenant of marriage. 2017 marked the change. Faylene had been a widow 6 years. I had been a widower for almost a year. Neither of us were seeking marriage. We had resolved separately and in our own ways that… Continue reading

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The Cry for Freedom

A Thoughtful Greeting to My Young Philippine Friends in Laguna: You just finished your Independence Day. It is an important mark. Your day recognizes freedom from Spain, who is now one of your friends. Our independence recognizes freedom from England, who is now one of our friends. Other nations celebrate… Continue reading

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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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