Monthly Archives: October 2008

The Riddle

Yesterday I posted a riddle for you that goes like this: If there were 11 baptized from the church but there were 13 baptized in all, where did the other 2 come from? In all my years of attending numerous … Continue reading

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"….baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit."

The Abundant Life Bible Church held a special baptismal service yesterday. If you were here with us, you might have noted that this service wasn’t quite like what you’re used to. Since it was an outdoor service it was sunny … Continue reading

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It’s Nothing

In Mexico we often reply to a “thank-you” with a “de nada” or “por nada”…which basically in our American culture and language equates to something pretty similar to saying…”It’s nothing…don’t make anything of it…not a problem.” Actually, there are more … Continue reading

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Too Young To Be "Empty-Nesters"

Last week’s science class featured studies on bird behavior and especially on different types of bird nests. The students built their own nests out of grasses and feathers. Their nests were empty but the kids’ imaginations and minds were full … Continue reading

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The collection of the kids’ homemade bird nests. A modest homemade chocolate bird nest. Edible too! …complete with eggs and worms… …this one might have overemphasized the “edibility factor” over realism!

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When the Seeds of Ideas Grow

It has been several years since the idea of a community center popped into the mind and spirit of our co-worker, Scott Yingling. That idea has gone through a rigorous planting, watering and fertilizing process. At times we thought the … Continue reading

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"A Clean Well-Lit Place"

The library in our basement has been a wonderful resource for dozens of missionary families and homeschool missionary kids since 2005. However, the lighting down there isn’t the best and we seem to always be on the losing side of … Continue reading

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Still a Matter of Science

Our weekly science class in QuerĂ©taro each Thursday has been a lot of fun and the kids are enjoying learning together. We’ve discovered that our new iMac is easier to transport than a large laptop plus a projector for trying … Continue reading

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Hosting a VIP

Recently, we had the special privilege to host a member of the CAM Board of Directors, Sharon Geiger. This was her first visit to the field here in Mexico and we greatly enjoyed sharing our home and ministry with her … Continue reading

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Hard Times ‘A Comin’?

It’s no secret that the global financial system is teetering on the brink of serious problems and world economies are slowing down. I haven’t heard from any friends in the U.S. who’ve lost jobs at this point but here in … Continue reading

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