Tag Archives: God

Surface Community: The Obstacle to Encouragement

This week I continue my interaction with Encouragement: The Unexpected Power of Building Others Up, by Larry Crabb. Before my move to Port Moresby, I gleaned as much information as I could about Papua New Guinea, most of it through the … Continue reading

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Paul the Expatriate

My research of the Acts of the Apostles for the last year and a half has given me new respect for the first century church. I’m continually amazed by the wisdom and practicality of the apostles and early believers as … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis Blog: Happy 75th Birthday to The Hobbit!

  C. S. Lewis Blog: Happy 75th Birthday to The Hobbit!. I first read the Chronicles of Narnia when I was 11 yrs. old. My brother had bought them as a gift for my younger sister, but somehow they found … Continue reading

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God or Self – Where is Your Focus?

I know that many of you have been traveling this summer. You may have just arrived back in the UAE or perhaps you are still in a state of flux somewhere in the world. That is the nature of the … Continue reading

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Finishing Well

My first bible teacher had a saying that profoundly impacted me in the early years of my Christian life.  “Beware of calling on an emergency room God”, she would say.  She explained the meaning behind her axiom: “We call on … Continue reading

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A Very Human Hero

If you pay any attention to the movie scene, you know that a new rendition of Spiderman was released this summer. By my count that’s four Hollywood movies and a Broadway musical based on the Marvel comic book series created … Continue reading

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We All Need a Battle Partner – Judges 4-5

When I was a young Christian woman, I hardly went a day without listening to Elisabeth Elliot’s godly advice on her Gateway to Joy radio ministry. She’s just one of those people who exudes confidence and wise counsel at every … Continue reading

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