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Someone is praying…

Someone is praying…

They came forward slowly at first and then almost eagerly, anticipation in their eyes. On the platform lay carefully wrapped note cards of thoughts and comments by individuals who had been praying for them; people who did not even know them, praying God would use the this time of refreshment in their lives. I couldn’t […]

“FIFTY PERCENT …. More or Less”

“FIFTY PERCENT …. More or Less”

Used with permission, I thought this a unique snap shot of a missionary’s life in Thailand (particularly Chiang Mai). From the viewpoint of a missionary who is also a statistician: I’m 50% busier here in Thailand than I am at home. Being a missionary extends the width of your daily encouragement/discouragement range by 50%. Our […]

Remembrance…

Remembrance…

I discovered how to use some fun applications on my computer recently and decided to create an “end of the year” video clip for the kids.  Christian’s started out as a highlight of his swim meets but as I discovered I did not have enough photos I turned it into a summary of the year. […]

Getting it Right

Getting it Right

My friend, Ellen, has written another provocative post; this time, on exchanging the Thou for an it in worship.  She contends that in our attempt to get our theology correct (a right way of thinking about God) we have sacrificed a deeper orthodoxy (a right way of expressing God).  Her post echoes some of what […]

GIS Swim Meet – I.e. Christian was great

GIS Swim Meet – I.e. Christian was great!

Yesterday, 06 May 2009, GIS held their inter-school swim meet for elementary grades.  The cloudy sky made bleacher sitting bearable and a good time was had by all.  Included in the normal races were a few relays like ‘the Tee shirt’ race where members of the team had to swim with a Tee shirt, get […]

Fear!

Fear!

Worry and caution seem to be the norm of the day.  “Will the right man become the next President?”  “If the economy goes under, will I have enough to make ends meet?”  “As Swine Flu cases spread, should I travel?”  “Will I be safe?”  “Take action now, Congress is set to make various sexual orientations […]