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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In less than 60 days our team of three (Jeff Andler, Mark Chase, and I) will set out from our second trip of the year to West Africa. The six months of preparation will offer us an opportunity to share the Gospel with thousands of people who have yet to respond to the wonderful offer…

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It is almost the end of the first half. July is just around the corner and then we are beginning the finishing of the year. Most of us started in January with some very specific goals for this year, and now is the time to see how those plans are going. For some people we…

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This past Monday was Memorial Day in the United States. It’s the day we set aside as a federal holiday for remembering and honoring the military personnel who perished while serving in the United States Armed Forces since 1868. I trust you took a moment on Monday to move from picnics and cookout to think…

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