It’s been awhile since I’ve posted pictures on here so: Yep, his shirt ain’t lying. We’re very excited. Philip’s first of many hikes at World’s End State Park.
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He is jealous for me, Loves like a hurricane, I am a tree Bending beneath the weight of his wind and mercy. When all of a sudden I am unaware of these afflictions eclipsed by glory, And I realize just how beautiful You are, And how great Your affections are for me. And O how [...]
My favorite Christmas carol is “O Come O Come Emmanuel.” But a close second is this one based on a Longfellow poem. I was reminded of it recently by some fellow missionaries. I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good [...]
“Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for [...]
Last night, at our weekly worship service, one of our worship leaders was praying for our pastor just before he got up to preach. In the prayer, he said that our pastor would boast about our God. I thought that was really cool. When we speak about God and His hand in our lives, we [...]
“Perplext in faith, but pure in deeds, At last he beat his music out. There lives more faith in honest doubt, Believe me, than in half the creeds. He fought his doubt and gather’d strength, He would not make his judgment blind, He faced the spectres of the mind And laid [...]
This afternoon, we had a combined service at a nearby church. We sang some songs of worship and praise. And then we had an open mic for people to share what Christ is doing in their lives. These types of unscripted testimonies are some of my favorite things about following Christ. One gentleman stood up. It [...]