Archives: August 2016

If God Says Go There’s A Reason

August 31, 2016 - Miscellaneous

Looking over the vast wasteland of homes, we were reminded that we were there for a purpose. It was more than just medical care we offered. It was more than immunizations and teaching them how to suture their own...

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When Life Gives Us More Than We Can Handle

August 29, 2016 - Serious Struggles

“There’s light at the end of the tunnel.” I’d heard it over and over from many of my friends. I thought about that as I sat quietly in my car without turning the key. I’d learned in recent months that...

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The Perfect Storm in Africa

August 25, 2016 - Miscellaneous

As we entered each village, the local inhabitants greeted us with singing and dancing. They were thanking God for sending them help—help they’d prayed for, for their children, for their sick, for their community. If that doesn’t humble you,...

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Husbands Love Your Wives — Really Love Them

August 17, 2016 - Marriage

In the process of understanding our relationship with our wives, what is the most important factor? Do we try our best to measure up to what we perceive as their expectations for us, or are we supposed to relate...

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When Best Plans Fail — Succeed Anyway

August 10, 2016 - Serious Struggles

We approach life with the attitude that we’re going to do our best to succeed, but sometimes even the best plans fail. What we do in response to failure determines who we are. More importantly, it defines who we...

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Thirteen Months — A Story of Passion and Undying Love

August 8, 2016 - Writing

Since the success of my book, The Ghost of Africa, many have asked about other books I’ve written. Thirteen Months is one that is dear to my heart. During our marriage Gwen and I learned many things about each other....

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How Do I Help This Child?

August 3, 2016 - Miscellaneous

I took this photo in a world where nothing makes sense. Filth, disease, and devastation surrounded me. Then . . . this little boy smiled at us. I want you to know who this little guy is. This was taken in...

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