The Light of Christ

The light of Christ I see in my sponsored child is . . .

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The Price of Greatness

I heard on the radio the other day that it’s probably the biggest thing that’s ever come to Denver. They were talking about the Democratic National Convention, of course. And they’re right … it is big. The local news has been dominated this […]

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Still Here

I hardly know where to start. Perhaps I should begin with the presentation. On August 14 I gave a presentation for “the proposal” I worked on during my internship. By the grace of God, it was received very well. Various department heads were there, […]

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What is Want? (Understanding Want)

Hunger and want are so unreal and unknown to us that we don’t even blink an eye at it because the want in the world is unknown or not personal to us.

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Playing God

Imagine sitting in a conference room at a large table with spreadsheets and proposals spread out before you. Laptops are opened, information is being projected on the screen, everyone around the table is intense. It looks like a normal business meeting, […]

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Holistic Child Development

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Faith of a Child

I think of my own sponsored child who, in his very first letter at the age of seven, told me of his intention to be an artist. This is a little boy in rural Africa who had never owned a box of crayons or a set of paints in his life. But what does that matter to a child who has faith?

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What is Worship? (Live Like We Sing)

Worship doesn’t end with that last up tempo song. Worship doesn’t end when you drop your tithe check in the offering basket. Worship doesn’t end when you help clean up after the pot luck. Worship doesn’t end when you pile the kids in the van to head home. That’s when worship begins.

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The Dignity of Work

I told you about my new neighbor, the Port-o-Let. One morning, a new big truck came pulling up outside my apartment, and this guy in a yellow vest hopped out. Armed with a long hose, he proceeded to suck the contents out of the Port-o-Let. Quick as lightning, […]

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Experiencing God in Mexico

Hello everyone. This will be my last post from Mexico. I need to put the computer aside and experience God. I’ve lost my way and made this trip about something other than Him. I’ve uploaded another 50 photos to Flickr tonight. I’ll […]

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