Something to Smile About

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Geography Lesson

Today, I ask you to pray for children in poverty. I ask you to cross the lines of longitude and latitude and give to those who suffer due to something as silly as geography.

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How It All Started

“What is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him?” -Psalm 8:4, NIV A few years ago I learned something shocking yet humbling. I learned that I ought not to have joined the Compassion Child Sponsorship Program; […]

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Something to Get Excited About

Meet Jeffry. He lives in Nicaragua. He is our one millionth registered child. A registered child is different than a sponsored child in that the registered child doesn’t have a sponsor . . . yet. Once the registered child gets a sponsor, that child […]

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My Life Of Privilege

I was born into privilege. No, I don’t mean the kind of privilege of living with butlers, maids, fancy cars and mansions. I was born into privilege because my family was able to move to the United States when I was a 5-year-old child, and because […]

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2,000 Screaming Teenagers

The title of this post scares me. I love all of God’s children, but the thought of a room full of teenagers makes me a little nervous. The exception will be this Wednesday night when I travel deep in the heart of Texas for the start of the Hawk […]

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Mayonnaise Sandwiches

What connection is there between mayonnaise sandwiches and your spiritual journey?

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6,574 Days

I ran across this quote on another blog the other day … “There are only 6,574 days between a child’s birth and their eighteenth birthday. Don’t waste a single one.” I have no idea who first said it but it kind of puts the brevity […]

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Lives Transformed

One of the most impactful things I observed during our trip to Uganda was the profound difference between the children in a Compassion child sponsorship program compared to other children. Compassion-assisted children are connected with a loving, church-based […]

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An Introduction

I have always had a desire to write, but if you ask me, never in my wildest dreams did those thoughts include blogging. In a way this feels like God’s way of preparing me for that special role of sharing my life with others and using my past and my […]

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