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Heroes You Should Know: John Knox

Knox was a faithful preacher until the end of his brief life. Because of his unwavering preaching, Queen Mary of Scots considered him “the most dangerous man in all her realm.” Continue reading

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Five Inescapable Truths that Missions Teach Us (Part Three)

If you are just chiming in on this series of blog posts, you can read the first blog post and the second blog post in the series here. When it comes to the truth of God’s people in the world, … Continue reading

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Five Inescapable Truths that Missions Teach Us (Part Two)

I was sick and tired of eye glasses.  We had lugged about 5,000 pairs of glasses half-way around the world.  In case you are wondering, that is more than 350 pounds of glasses – sorted, packed, and catalogued.  Glasses.  Glasses. … Continue reading

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Five Inescapable Truths that Missions Teach Us (Part One)

I am freshly back from an unbelievable mission experience.  I had the privilege of journeying as part of a team of eleven short-term missionaries from Kentucky.  We went to the Philippines to serve the people of the greater Paniqui area … Continue reading

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Philippines Mission Trip Wrap Up: Things Mission Trips Teach Me

My feet have been on American soil for about 48 hours now.  I’ve watched a few episodes of Downton Abbey, snuggled with my kids, and slept a lot.  The fog of jet lag is finally beginning to lift; I can … Continue reading

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Restoring Sight (Philippines Mission Trip 2013)

“He answered, ‘Whether He is a sinner, I do no know.  One thing I do know, that though I was blind, now I see.’” (John 9:25) I spent much of last week helping a team of amazing missionaries from Crossroads … Continue reading

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The Night the Heavens opened up in Bacao

We spent yesterday afternoon and evening in the barangay of Bacao.  We had the largest turnout of any clinic to date.  We ticket each event.  We plan to see 180 optical patients and 180 medical patients.  When we arrive they … Continue reading

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