I Saw God Today

Yep, I sure did! And it was when I least expected to run smack dab into God. I saw God in the beauty of His creation, a single majestic blooming purple iris. Get the picture if you will…I was rushing through my normal day trying to plan while putting out fires. I was on the move from one building to another crafting what seemed to be a very important email...

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A Glimpse of God

I was thinking as our bus lumbered out of Phnom Penh that the face of poverty and hopelessness looks the same all over the world. We were travelling from the city to a rural area a couple of hours north of the city where several inspiring young missionaries are working for Christ through community health and agricultural programs. The further we went the more desolate...

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Loving Accountability

I was struck by a statement that I came across yesterday from Dawson Troutman, “Whenever you find a Christian who is not leading men and women to Jesus Christ then something is wrong.” (Born to Reproduce, Navpress 2008) What struck me was the obvious assumption by the writer that we should be both aware of and at work at the sowing and harvesting of...

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A Bigger God

“We can never have too big of a conception of God, and the more scientific knowledge (in whatever field) advances, the greater becomes our idea of His vast and complicated wisdom.” – JB Phillips, Your God Is Too Small And yet the miracle of God’s majesty is that God has by God’s own design drawn near to us as a person, Jesus Christ. Christ...

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A Sticky Faith

It never ceases to amaze me that Jesus spent a matter of months with his disciples and that experience now has grown to 2 billion followers. That my friends is a sticky faith! Fast forward to today where the Christian movement in America is painted in a vast array of shades from apathetic to consuming. Faith in Christ has always been at its best in people as a movement...

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Healing the Broken

That’s an incredible image, isn’t it? Ussuri Beach which was once an atrocious dumping ground for discarded glass bottles is now a beautiful restored tourist attraction. How? Well that is an amazing story of God healing the broken. I suspect that the local Russians somehow declare the miraculous healing power of God as they have seen with their own eyes how...

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