Writings

Theology, opinion, fiction, and the occasional limerick.

Advice to New Missionaries…

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…from one who still fits into that category. Jim over at Missionary Blog Watch recently challenged us missionary bloggers to...

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God Chooses Losers (and that’s a good thing for me)

The other day I was having a conversation with an area pastor, in which he lightheartedly disparaged my choice of...

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The “White Shirt” Incident

Last Monday night I was suffering from a headache and insomnia, and so, while everybody else was sleeping, I was...

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High Adventure in Brazil–Part Two

This is the continuation of the previous post. As I sat rested comfortably in the front seat of Jim Leonard’s...

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High Adventure in Brazil–Part One

Anybody who is tempted to think that missionary work is boring needs to read this article. My trips with our...

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The Dictates of Our Hearts

Thus says the LORD of hosts: “Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you, filling...

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Bring on the Barbarians!

What do Christians do when “civilization” is overrun by the “barbarians”? A week ago I read two articles, both of...

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The Missionary Quest

Recently a young lady wrote to me with the following questions: When you first found out you were being called...

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The Great Commission Revisited

1. The basis for the Great Commission is Christ’s authority, not man’s compassion, the vast need, or any of the...

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I Love Flat Tires!

After you read the title for this entry, you probably have the sneaking suspicion that I am crazy. I will...

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