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on an unexpected yard sale and building a chimney

When we moved into our tiny red house, we brought with us a toolkit containing one screwdriver, one hammer, one set of pliers, and that’s about it. 277 more words


2nd Annual OCC Shoebox Packing Party

Please excuse the tardiness of this post. The draft has been sitting here, waiting for me to upload some pictures.

Our 2nd annual shoebox packing party for Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child was a huge success. 104 more words

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It's Not Enough...

It’s not enough to be simply grateful. And it’s not enough to be simply generous…

This morning I’m blogging over at my sister’s 1Love for Christ ministry blog… 171 more words


Misguided generosity: should the Burmese donate differently?

Recent headlines have crowned Burma the world’s most generous country, a ranking shared with the United States. According to the Charitable Aid Foundation America’s 2014 World Giving Index, the world’s biggest economy and one of Asia’s most undeveloped countries have something positive in common for once. 901 more words


Wild Mountain Nation

I feel I owe you a more positive post about my current job. The wall is off the ground and the temperatures have picked up, too, so things are looking much better. 1,844 more words

Article in print

It’s been a long process, but the scholarly article that I wrote to follow up on “The Myth of Christian Charity” has finally been published. 9 more words


The Cardboard Shoes

It’s almost that season again.  That season of laughter and joy and tiny presents with big bows and large packages with lots of tiny bows.  The season that sets our cities and neighborhood aglow with little lights that claim to twinkle, yet somehow, unless the conditions are just right, with a snowy night and a brisk wind, all I ever manage to see are just lights – with no twinkle.  2,304 more words

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