What do the storms mean?

Early this morning I received a phone call from Ghana. Local Ministry Director, Rev. Samuel (Sammy) Lartey started the conversation by saying, “I have seen on ‘the net’ that the horrific hurricane has reached America. Are you still safe?” After explaining to him that here in North Carolina is nearly...

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When The Storms Come (and Go)

Most of America has its mind focused on the recent events in the Greater Houston area of Texas. Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall on 25 August 2017 has caused greater damage than had first been realized. There are literally millions of people in this area that have been disturbed, displayed,...

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The Responsibility of Graciousness

Since my injury on 28 July, God has been teaching me a great lesson that I have not previously learned. For years I have been teaching the basics of the 3G’s of Christian living, i.e. Grateful, Gracious, and Generous. These lessons have been received well by so many people for...

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The Opportunity of Patience

On Friday last (28 July 2017) after I had grilled dinner for our family, I made a quick trip out to the deck to gather the remaining utensils from dinner to bring inside. Barefooted and unafraid I picked up the tongs and spatula and turned on the wet deck and...

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The Reality of Relationships

A dear friend of mine reminded me recently that there are three words (and actions) that are most likely impacting the implementation and realization of our priorities. Most often we need to think in terms of simplifying, having fun, or being more interested in order to accomplish these goals. I...

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Back in the USA

[27 March 2017, Cornelius, NC] Another ministry project is now behind us. Our American team arrived safely home on Saturday night and after a busy Sunday we are all back in the saddle of a normal work week. I received a phone call from our Ghanaian director, Sammy Lartey this...

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The Final Leg

[24 March 2017, Accra, Ghana] The journey from Akim to Accra began on Friday morning at 0500. After we shared the gospel with another 12 school groups our total team gathered in our hotel for words of thanks and appreciation for all that God has accomplished on this project. We...

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Detours Are Not Dead-Ends

[21 March 2017, East Akim, Ghana] The heavy rains and thunder storms of last night, accompanied by a magical display of lightening ushered in a tropically hot and humid Tuesday morning. The air was heavy and the roads were muddy as we set out this morning for another day of...

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At the Half!

[18 March 2017, naadg] As much of the US is enthralled in what is called March Madness, the theme of “At the Half” reminds us all that the game cannot be won in the first half of the game. Thus far in our project here we have shared the gospel...

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The Obligation of Opportunity

[15 March 2017, NAADG] Thank-you to all who are remembering to pray for us while we are in Ghana. Each day we awake to a new day, filled with opportunity and obstacles. While the obstacles are mostly unworthy of mention, the opportunities are unbelievable! Thus far in the project God...

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