Monthly Archives: October 2015

Speaking of Hymns

Recently, I came across this YouTube video of Fernando Ortega singing and mostly speaking at theĀ Desiring GodĀ 2012 National Conference. I have never heard him speak before, and apparently he doesn’t very often in this sort of venue. His life-stories and … Continue reading

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Half-time!

Today marks the midway point of my first Greek class. It runs 14 weeks with this week being a one week break. Most 3 credit hour courses are only 7 weeks in duration, but the language courses are extended due … Continue reading

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Hymns We’re Learning

If God works through our weaknesses and frailties, then I have no excuse for Him not to work a lot through me. An awful lot. One of my seemingly endless lists of weaknesses is my lack of musical training in … Continue reading

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The Big Fizzle

The bad news is there is no bad news! The good news is the Big One, Hurricane Patricia, ended up doing relatively minor damage. I don’t think we have complete reporting, but for the most part, it does seem like … Continue reading

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The Big One

Unless you don’t read the news, don’t read Facebook, don’t surf anywhere but to this blog on the Internet (which would be about 0 of all 5 of you), you have read or heard about Hurricane Patricia (officially the strongest … Continue reading

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“The Rest of the Story…” (which I never heard before)

If this “rest of the story” is new to you, here is your chance to not read this and to avoid coloring your image of what is probably one of your most beloved hymns. The hymn is still beloved and … Continue reading

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Can God Do It?

Recently, we’ve been helping some dear friends through a real crisis. It has not been easy for them. It was not easy for us either, but it really doesn’t compare to their pain. Have you ever been in a personal … Continue reading

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Obligatory

OK. I neglected to post any pictures from the conference as promised and we’re now almost 3 weeks past. So, aside from my last post “Lines,” here is the least I can post, the annual conference photo:

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Lines

I took this pic a few weeks ago during our annual conference of missionaries just to take something a little different than the same old scenes. I was thinking of the pigeons when I took the photo, but after viewing … Continue reading

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