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Preparing For Rwanda Trip – 2018

Dear Friends, I am thrilled to share with you that this June, Lucy (my wife) and I will be working with a team of educators in Rwanda through Africa New Life Ministries (ANLM) for our second time. Our trip will … Continue reading

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May 29 – Overcoming Pride

1 Kings 8:22-23 41-43; Psalm 96:1-9; Galatians 1:1-12; Luke 7:1-10 My father-in-law used to give me a hard time about being a Yankee. In fact, I have told people that one of my greatest accomplishments in life was getting him … Continue reading

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October 31 – Dealing With Government

1 Timothy 2; Isaiah 34-35; Psalm 119:65-96 I just can’t believe what’s happening in Washington, DC! The President is way off base; Congress is creating gridlock; and the Supreme Court seems to be blind to the Constitution! What a terrible … Continue reading

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October 22 – Motivation

1 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 11-13; Psalm 112 With some things, it doesn’t matter why you do them, the important thing is that they get done. Housekeeping chores are a lot like that. My wife doesn’t care why I do the … Continue reading

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October 7 – Praying in Distress

Revelation 7; Nehemiah 9:38-10:39; Psalm 102 One thing that almost everyone who is going through a difficult time will do is pray. You have probably heard the old saying that there are no atheists in foxholes. In those times our … Continue reading

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October 7 – Complaint Department

Revelation 7; Nehemiah 9:38-10:39; Psalm 102 While we have faith that God will guide us and overcome all the difficulties in life in the long run, there are times when we are overwhelmed by all that life throws at us. … Continue reading

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September 13 – Persecution

John 15:1-16:4; 2 Chronicles 23; Psalm 80 As news comes in from all over the world we see Christians suffering all kinds of persecution. As the war rages in Syria it seems that one side is targeting and killing Christians. … Continue reading

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August 6 – Complaint Department

  2 Corinthians 6:14-7:16; 2 Kings 19; Nahum 1   Many TV shows have an intro that refers to their main character, the hero, as the guy you can turn to when the chips are down. When life is difficult, … Continue reading

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Action Step #8 – Prayers and More

Today, again I ask you to pray for the folks in Newtown. Many have lost family or friends. Many children were present and will have to deal with the loss of friends or teachers. Imagine kindergarten or 1st graders knowing … Continue reading

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December 15 – Amos 7-9 and Revelation 7

One of the joys of teaching is seeing young children begin to understand the potential there is out in the world for them to become anything they want to be. At the same time, it is heartbreaking to see some … Continue reading

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