The last days of the journey.

2017 was defined in many different ways by every person. It is almost now nothing but memories, and this weekend in a wonderful time to reflect on the accomplishments, failures, victories, defeats, delights and disasters. It’s completely right and reasonable to spend some time reflecting. As you look back at...

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The Greatest Word of All

One of the greatest words in universe is grace. It’s often overused and misused, but it is most often misunderstood. Throughout this year we have been talking about developing a G3 lifestyle – Grateful, Generous, and Gracious. I have been amazed and impressed at what I have seen developing in...

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Homeward Bound 

Another ministry project is now a memory.  After meeting with our entire team this morning we left the field for Accra.  The drive was without incident and we have settled into our hotel in the Capital city for a night of rest before boarding our flight home early tomorrow morning.   It seems like only yesterday that we...

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Why are we in Africa? 

In, “My Utmost for His Highest” Oswald Chambers wrote, “A missionary is one sent by Jesus Christ as He was sent by God … In missionary work the great danger is that God’s call will be replaced by the needs of the people to the point that human sympathy will absolutely...

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Jesus Loves the Little Children 

Wednesday morning was a great day for us here. We shared the Gospel message with a total audience this morning of 4,297 students in 25 schools today alone!  It was a day filled with excitement. The schools ranged from 1st to 12th grades which meant children between the ages of 6 and 19.  It is always...

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The Satisfaction of Sameness 

Another day in Ghana.  Up before daylight, coffee and devotional reading, then breakfast with our team.  Tuesday morning felt just like every other day here. Our Ghanaian team members arrive in our four vehicles, knock on our doors, ask us about our night, and then remark, “We are ready to set...

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Adapt and Overcome 

This week started with a wake-up alarm at 0455.  Not early for some, but the middle of the night for me!  This early morning beginning was due to the fact that we were scheduled to speak in a series of senior High Schools which are the only places in Ghana that adhere to...

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The Three R’s

Sundays are always special in Ghana.  After a full week of intense field ministries here our teams are grateful for Sunday.  We can sleep a little later, eat a little slower, and simply enjoy of time together.  We Americans gather for a time of fellowship, devotion, prayer, (and even singing sometimes) while our...

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Sunrise on Saturday

The stillness of sleep was interrupted by the sound of crickets from my iPhone.  The familiar sound ushered in the new day as the dark sky began to yield to the morning glimpses of another day.  The air was pleasant.  The fog settled into the trees just below the ridge-line....

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