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BW3 on Encountering the Living Word of God

This video was recorded about eight and a bit years ago at Asbury, back when my hair was still brown! The first five minutes deal with topics then current, but J.D. Walt and I go on to have a good conversation about the Word of God as a sacrament, and how it graces us. See [Read More...]

‘St. Vincent’ or St. Elsewhere?

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:00
It’s been a good while since I’ve both laughed and cried at a movie. But somehow, some way, St. Vincent did produce that effect. Bill Murray has not played any good comedic roles in many moons, but he really sinks his teeth into this one. Mind you, this is far from a perfect movie, and [Read More...]

Latin Link Bolivia

Missionary Blogs - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:09
Next month from Nov. 24th – 30th we’ll be hosting the WorldVenture Latin Link Conference in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Two years ago we had just over 70 people, but this year we already have 95...

The CAROLINAS….North (state #18) and South (state #19)

Missionary Blogs - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 03:32
September 24-29 Travel Day #25-30 On our way to Charlotte, NC from Virginia, we stopped at Appomattox Courthouse where General Lee surrendered.   We then proceeded to SIM’s headquarters...

God healed me....and I didn't even know I needed healing!

Missionary Blogs - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 03:31
A week ago last Sunday, God performed a miracle in my life! A true miracle...one I didn't even know I needed...and I continue to be in awe! Oh, ye, of little faith, I have even waited 10 days to...

Blomberg’s Can We Still Believe the Bible—Part Three

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 02:54
Mention the issue of textual criticism and some people think you’re actually talking about criticizing the text of the Bible. Nope. Text criticism is the attempt to reconstruct the earliest form of the Biblical text possible, based on the thousands and thousands of partial and whole manuscripts of various portions of the Bible. In other [Read More...]

The Beauty of His Invitation

Missionary Blogs - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:47
Come away, My beloved, to a retreat on the beach. away from the stresses of daily life. away from all the little people who need you. away from the Kampala traffic. away from online distractions....

In His Hands

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 19:11
About 2 years ago one of the elderly men in the village came to David and I and asked if we would help with a water project. We immediately knew what he really meant. They needed money. Dinero....

Prairie Life

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:56
If you're looking for some wholesome historical fiction about homesteaders, I can recommend the "Butter in the Well" series. I downloaded both volumes for free on my Kindle, though they cost a few...

Improved Sanitation and Hygeine

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:06
One of 18 new hand washing stations in CBM’s three target communitiesof North Eastern Province, Kenya Only a year ago, we had written about the fact that the there was not a single safe latrine in...

Necessary for a chief

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:00
In Ghana, one necessary accessory of a king or paramount chief is an umbrella. Someone carries it for the king or chief. The Ashanti King, and even his representative, has his umbrella over him at...

My Fall Boys 2014

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:40
You already know that I am a little crazy about taking holiday/ seasonal/ special occasion pictures of my boys.  I love having them and looking back to see how they have grown and changed over...

Reluctant but excited

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:06
The pin indicates where I'm going. Car-train-plane-bus outlines tomorrow's journey. Leaving at 7.30am and getting to the conference eight hours later (with a couple of hrs wait at the...

King Henry's Horse is an Olive

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 05:16
Missionaries know going in that depending on where they are serving, certain conveniences and items they are accustomed to having easy and affordable access to in the United States will perhaps not...

Blomberg’s ‘Can We Still Believe the Bible’ Part Two

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 02:15
In the Introduction to Craig Blomberg’s new book on the trustworthiness of Scripture, he lays down some premises which let us know his orientation from the outset. Inerrancy will be a big topic in this book so he lets us know from the outset that “not a single supposed contradiction [in the Bible] has gone [Read More...]

Running the Race

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 15:32
Join the team, and help send us back to Mexico by supporting our upcoming marathon fundraising effort!

Perplexing the People in Perth

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:41
We had many conversations in Western Australia. A couple of unexpected themes emerged early on.  Length of Stay People expected that we were staying in Western Australia for a greater length...
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