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January 10 – Engaging in Full Ministry

(Sorry for the delay. Schedule got pushed out of whack yesterday. Hoping whack returns today.) Genesis 25-26 Matthew 8:1-17 (NCV) “When Jesus came down from the hill, great crowds followed him. Then a man with a skin disease came to … Continue reading

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December 24 – What’s In A Name?

Luke 1:57-80; Ezekiel 35-36; Isaiah 59 My wife and I discussed baby names long before she was even pregnant. We knew the names we wanted to use and we knew why a year or two before we even tried to … Continue reading

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November 19 – Welcome to the Family!

Please note: I didn’t get this written yesterday before church. When I got home after church, I had computer problems and didn’t think about this again until late at night. I finished yesterday’s this morning and will finish today’s later. … Continue reading

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November 13 – Do You Really Want All the Joy God Gives?

James 1; Jeremiah 21-22; Psalm 129 One of the fun parts of social media is sharing the joys that friends experience. Recently, one of my friends got married. I shared her joy as she posted about the engagement. Then, they … Continue reading

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July 19 – Mutual Respect

1 Corinthians 7:1-24; 1 Kings 20; Amos 4:4-13 If you get married in Scotland, there is a tradition that’s designed to make sure that the husband and the wife will endure just about anything. The prospective bride and groom are … Continue reading

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July 17 – Who Gets the Grace?

1 Corinthians 5; 1 Kings 18; Amos 2:1-3:2 I had an interesting experience while traveling in Rwanda. I was able to post my devotionals using a mobile app, but I wasn’t able to go to the site while there. Since … Continue reading

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June 24 – God Rules

Mark 7:1-13; 2 Samuel 17; Daniel 11:1-19 Rwanda is a beautiful country. In spite of high unemployment the people work together to support each other. They are industrious, and can be seen on the roads at all hours of the … Continue reading

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Rwanda Trip 2017 – Day 12

Friday, June 23 Azizi Life! Today we participated in a program designed to teach us what life in rural Rwanda is like. We drove a couple hours towards the west, and after an orientation, we headed towards a village to … Continue reading

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Rwanda Trip -Day 10

Wednesday, June 21 We picked up John Africa early today and went to a private Primary school. I had the chance to observe a math class with Bunmi. The students learned about triangles. Without books to use, the teachers there … Continue reading

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Rwanda Trip 2017 – Day 9

Tuesday, January 20 Ok, I admit it. I’m a sunrise-a-holic. We had another beautiful sunrise today. Then we got ready to leave by 8:15-8:20 to go to the devotional at the Dream Center. Only at 8:15 someone came running to … Continue reading

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