I received a text message last night that told me of the passing of Bobby W. Poe. Most of you reading this do not know the man, but I did. He is the first person I remember in life who was not a part of my immediate family. What I mean is that I cannot…

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On Thursday morning I had to opportunity to see a tangible result of what we’ve been doing in West Africa for a while. A few projects back we had a “first-time” driver with us named Gershon and he has been with us ever since. He is a nice young man who is gifted with mechanical…

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Too often we want to make things more difficult than they need to be. Each day I am reminded that God will always honor faithfulness. Thus far our team here (through Wednesday noon) has shared the Gospel in 75 venues, to a total audience of 17,349 individuals! Each day we all do the same thing…

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The Psalmist wrote, “O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away. You see me when I travel and when I rest at home. You know everything I do.” Psalms 139:1-3 NLT Through the…

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After months of preparation and anticipation our ministry team has arrived in our next place of service in Nkawkaw for a time of field evangelism and outreach. The labor of our national team is proving to be a great blessing to us all. We spent the weekend in Accra where we had a much needed…

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In just a few days we will be in Ghana where we will participate in our 2nd project of this year. There have been battles and challenges leading up to this, but we are certain that God’s grace will, once again prove sufficient. It is comforting to remember that the battles do not belong to…

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Over the past little bit, I have been teaching on sticking to the basics. As I inch closer and closer to my next ministry project overseas, I have become more and more aware that the need for an efficient and effective team is critical. For too long I have seen myself and the sole responsible…

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As we come to the end of summer and schools are getting back in session it reminds us that the time is nearing for another ministry project to West Africa. Because of some security concerns we have been advised not to give too much detail about the exact time of our project, but suffice it…

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There is a common story in the New Testament that is referred to as the Parable of the Good Samaritan. I’ll bet most of you remember it. What you might not remember is that the parable is really an illustrative answer to a simple question that a religious expert asked Jesus. Here’s the story from…

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GEM partner Jeff Andler writes, “Jeff Andler Ministries partners with Arlington Baptist Church, Keith White and Playbook for Life for a mission project in Ponce, Puerto Rico July 30 – Aug. 5.  Will involve ministry through sports and Vacation  Bible School with host church Iglesia Bautista Renacer.  Jeff Andler will also teach on worship and nightly studies on…

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