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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Wheels Up

This project has been through many struggles on the road to today. The six months since our return from Ghana have presented us with some obstacles and opportunities. At the conclusion of each project, as we sit in the departure lounge in the Accra airport, our team spends time reflecting...

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Prayer is the Key 

We are only a few days away from our ministry project to Ghana, West Africa and everyone is really excited about what the days ahead hold.    So many people have told me that they were worried about my going, but I want to assure you that I have been cleared...

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When Tragedy Strikes

I awoke on Tuesday morning, 02 October to the sights and sounds of the tragedy of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. The sober sight of the organized, mobilized, and demonized murder of at least 58 and injuring more than 500 people attending a 3-day concert event in the city...

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The Fervor and the Flag

Over the weekend the media in our country covered ad nauseam the owners and players in the NFL decision to “take a knee, stay in the locker room, or lock arms” in defiance of traditional respect for and allegiance to the National Anthem of the United States of America. I...

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Is It True?

Don’t believe something is true just because you want it to be true. One of the flaws of modern society is our determined desire to believe what we want to believe in order to prove a point. We’ve all seen and heard this in action. Think about these: “Vitamin C...

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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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