Category Archives: Articles of Interest

Looking beyond the obvious in global missions

Mercy Killing Increasing in Europe

Can you believe it? A society that is supposed to defend the defenseless (as with the handicapped) and protect the innocent (ex. animals) and nurture the weak (for instance the sick and the terminally ill) now defends mercy killing. See … Continue reading

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Balancing My Roles as Dad to an MK

I have mixed emotions as I think about our who I am as a father. I am a missionary. And when a missionary is visiting the United States, or wherever his/her home is, coming back to that place sometimes urges … Continue reading

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Do Missionaries Need Friends?

At first glance this question may seem to have an obvious answer. “Of course they do! All people need friends.” True as that may be, a genuine friendship for many missionaries is not easy to come by. Nor it is … Continue reading

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Life in the “Wild West”

Lawlessness was typical in the days of the expansion to the west of the United States during the 1800’s. It was “every man for himself,” as the saying goes. It was common place to carry a weapon, and even women … Continue reading

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Time Priorities in a Frazzled Culture

Today, in the past 24 hours, how much time have you spent on social media? How long you do linger over the news on the internet, all the while clicking on the adds, the promos and the links…the eternal, never-ending … Continue reading

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My Travels towards Contentment

Back in Chile, we are! Back home, back in the southern hemisphere. We are back in the place where God has called us. Since arriving in Chile back in January we’ve found ourselves reflecting the needs of the moment that … Continue reading

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Church in the Year 2050

Fifty years ago I was a busy and often dirty faced-little boy, contented to play outdoors in the woods. My friends and I loved to climb trees, primarily because we reveled at the task of building a “tree house” up … Continue reading

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