Monthly Archives: July 2014

Watch “Jesus Loves Ragamuffins” on YouTube

Jesus Loves Ragamuffins: http://youtu.be/z1uQGqNyQoE We had the privilege recently to watch a movie titled, Ragamuffin.  It is the life story of one of our favorite Christian musicians named Rich Mullins.  If you haven’t yet seen that movie, it is on … Continue reading

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Our Alma Mater – Bryan College

There is much that can be said of our alma mater in these days.  We both received degrees from Bryan College in the late 80s through mid 90s (I have an accounting and elementary education degree; Beth a mathematics degree).  … Continue reading

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Love One Another

While we’re only wading slowly into 1 John in order to finish our previous study that is still hanging, we’ll eventually get to the parts about loving our brothers and sisters in Christ. Remember that on Sunday, we basically turned … Continue reading

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Contracting Chikungunya: Our Rash Decision

Originally posted on Nic and Jacelyn:
Chikungunya, how do I even begin to describe you?  I’m speechless as I consider this strange, arthropod-borne, African illness that had me down for 10 days.  Have you ever even heard of it before?…

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Life As We Know It

As you probably know, we’ve been ministering to a few families (the number has slowly grown) for the past few years.  An important part of that ministry is developing a house church “congregation.” I use quotation marks because it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Early Church Apologetics (defending Christians by their conduct)

The Epistle to Diognetes, c. AD 130 Here is a gem we are most fortunate to have as only one copy survived the centuries. We do not know who wrote it. It came from the second century. It was, like … Continue reading

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A Fragile Stone

Our schedule this summer has been quite conducive to reading and studying.   The work schedules and family situations of some of those studying the Bible with us have created unexpected and sometimes with little or no warning, cancellations.  Of course, … Continue reading

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And the Times Got Tougher

I’d love to just copy and paste this whole page, but that probably wouldn’t be kosher, even for Christians.  🙂 So, here’s a link (same website as my prior post).  I totally enjoyed reading this page, especially the quotes from … Continue reading

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The Times Were Tough

“Researcher David Barrett reports that by the year 300, or nine generations after Christ, the world was 10.4% Christian with 66.4% of believers Non-whites.  The Scriptures had been translated into ten languages.  More than 410,000, representing one in every 200 … Continue reading

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For it’s one, two, three strikes you’re out….

This caught my eye on the walk back home from downtown earlier: I know a few Cardinals’ fans.  So, this is for you.  I guess you have at least one fellow Cards fan here in Mexico.  From a lifelong Reds … Continue reading

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