Category: From the Blog

  • Why I Sent the Kids Away

                          Last week was my most exhausting one since coming to the island in September.  School was so children were coming to my house asking for tablet, game, or story at about 8:00 in the morning instead of 3:00 in the afternoon when they usually […]

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  • A Locked Door and Worshipping the God of Efficiency

                  A few days ago it occurred to me that part of my American mindset about ministry was actually hindering God’s work on the island.  This probably isn’t just about my being American, but I approach the ministry opportunities of life with an efficiency focus that pursues a full day […]

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  • When There Are No Easy Choices

                    At around 6:00 last night a teenage boy came by the house, and when I came to the door, quietly asked for something to eat. This is actually a normal occurrence in Barrouallie since children come by multiple times a day asking for food, but I (on […]

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  • The Moment We Slept Through a Culture War

                      Last night I was reading from Dr. Albert Mohlers new book “We Cannot Be Silent” (which is awesome by the way) and came across a quote that seemed especially appropriate in the light of recent ISIS attacks in Paris.  He is actually referring to Homosexual or […]

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  • When #prayersforparis isn’t Enough

    With most of you I spent hours Friday night refreshing my twitter and facebook feeds in horror as we learned more about the terrorist attacks in Paris.  The more I read the more it burdened my heart for those people. At the same time there was encouragement as individuals around the world sent encouraging messages, […]

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