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Big Weekend

Missionary Blogs - 21 min 55 sec ago
It was a crazy weekend. Full of good and important things, but crazy. Wrestling Saturday morning we left at 10 to take the boys to a wrestling practise/mock tournament on the north side of...

Two new people

Missionary Blogs - 4 hours 58 min ago
Yesterday we had two new people come to church (non tourists), pat an older woman and Rachel (23) her granddaughter who is caring for her. Both are from a non church background and both said it was...

The Pilgrimage: Turkey, Part Thirteen

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - 10 hours 31 min ago
A trip to Aphrodisias is always a treat as it is a truly spectacular site, and now it sports the best museum related to the growth of the Imperial Cult in the first two centuries. In order to understand the relevance of this to NT studies one needs to recognize only two recent historical persons [Read More...]

Ebola in West Africa: Five Ways to Pray

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 20:09
This weekend, we in the SIM family received word that a doctor and another SIM employee at ELWA Hospital in Liberia tested positive for Ebola.  ELWA is one of the west African hospitals also...

Watch “Jesus Loves Ragamuffins” on YouTube

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 18:40
Jesus Loves Ragamuffins: http://youtu.be/z1uQGqNyQoE We had the privilege recently to watch a movie titled, Ragamuffin.  It is the life story of one of our favorite Christian musicians named...

Giving glory where glory is due

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 16:17
“For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told.” –Habakkuk 1:5 In September of last year, we set out from Siguatepeque, Honduras, to move to the town...

A Quiet Life

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 09:26
"...make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders..." -I...

SO MANY PRAISES

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 09:15
I can officially say that we’ve survived another packing up and are now in Asuncion waiting to fly out tomorrow.  I still can’t believe it! Friday we were blessed to get a good family sorting...

The Color of Hope

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 07:28
7 degrees below the equator, and I’m shivering on our porch swing, steam swirling from my chai as I breathe in the heat and spice. 13* Celsius and the German Shepherd mix, Destiny, is curled up on...

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Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 05:24
Hey guys and gals! This post is a gentle reminder that we are a non profit organization supported by people like you. We care for lots of people, and we cook over 52 meals a day. We love people...

The Pilgrimage: Turkey, Part Twelve

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 02:39
Down and across the Lycus valley from Hierapolis is Laodicea. This city was famous in antiquity, and famously had a water problem, not lukewarm water but brackish water. It was a huge city with two major theaters (one for morning one for afternoon performances depending on where the sun was) and a stadium, and it [Read More...]

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Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 02:24
Hey guys and gals! This post is a gentle reminder that we are a non profit organization supported by people like you. We care for lots of people, and we cook over 52 meals a day. We love people...

Eastern Uganda

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 02:23
Here's a few shots from Eastern Uganda, close to the border with Kenya.  The people in this area are cattle herders.  In fact, at the strip below, there's usually hundreds of cattle...

slow down, Mrs. Missionary

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 17:38
As a missionary wife, on the field, we are tempted and sometimes pressured to participate in every ministry possible.  Working in the church has many, many opportunities for service....

Pray for Christians in Iraq

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 13:06
The Arabic letter ‘N’ for ‘nasara’ or ‘nazarene’ written on Christian homes in Iraq by the strict Muslims of ISIS as they tell Christians to convert, pay a...

Saturday photos

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 13:00
I just walked around taking photos today. Here are a few to give a glimpse of our Saturday life. The chickens keep eating my herbs so they are caged until we can afford...

Saturday photos

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 10:00
I just walked around taking photos today. Here are a few to give a glimpse of our Saturday life. The chickens keep eating my herbs so they are caged until we can afford...
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